Cast and creative team announced for Two Trains Running

The full cast and creative team has been announced for our co-production with English Touring Theatre of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running

Nancy Medina’s production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running. Medina directs Geoff Aymer (West), Ray Emmet Brown (Wolf), Derek Ezenagu (Hambone), Andrew French (Memphis), Leon Herbert (Holloway), Michael Salami (Sterling) and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Risa). The production opens here at Royal & Derngate on Wed 4 September, with previews from Sat 31 August and runs until Sat 14 September before embarking on a UK tour to Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, Cast Doncaster, New Wolsey Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Derby Theatre.


Directed by Nancy Medina, this major revival will introduce this Pulitzer Prize shortlisted modern classic to UK-wide audiences for the first time. Nancy is the recipient of the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, this year hosted by Royal & Derngate, to enable an emerging director of exceptional potential to direct their first regional mainstage production.

Two Trains Running is supported by a production grant from The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and is part of our Made in Northampton 2018/19 season which is sponsored locally by Michael Jones Jeweller.