Franc Ashman to Replace Nicola Alexis in London Cast of “Cursed Child”
The London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has announced that cast member Nicola Alexis, who recently moved from the ensemble cast to the role of Hermione Granger, will be replaced by Franc Ashman beginning July 12. No reason for Alexis’s departure from the production was given at the time of the announcement, which was posted on social media. Alexis will have her last performance as Hermione on July 11.
We’re thrilled to announce that Franc Ashman will be playing the role of Hermione Granger in #CursedChildLDN from 12 July. The wonderful Nicola Alexis’ last performance will be on 11 July.
— Cursed Child Play (@HPPlayLDN) July 3, 2018
Ashman will join a cast that includes Jamie Ballard as Harry Potter, Susie Trayling as Ginny Potter, Joe Idris-Roberts as Albus Potter, and Jonathan Case as Scorpius Malfoy. The full cast of the London production of Cursed Child can be found here.
WhatsOnStage provided some of Ashman’s previous theater credits.
Ashman was most recently seen on stage in Nine Night at the National Theatre, and has other theatre credits including The Twilight Zone at the Almeida, The Royale at the Bush and Pornography at the Tricycle.
For more information about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, you can visit the play’s official website.
Welcome, Franc Ashman, to the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!