The casting for this year’s Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre is now complete and city arts organisation Chester Performs has unveiled an impressive cast of some of the country’s finest actors who will be joining the team this summer.

The stellar cast for the productions of Romeo and Juliet, The Wind in the Willows and Merry Wives of Windsor includes familiar names and faces from stage and screen including Sky’s TV phenomenon Game of Thrones and the BBC’s hit sit-com Miranda.

Among the cast is theatre stars Daniel Goode, whose credits include National Touring Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse and Salisbury Theatre. He will play obnoxious knight Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Toad in The Wind in the Willows.

Returning to Grosvenor Park is Graham O’Mara who performed as Iago and Bottom in 2013’s Othello and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. O’Mara will play Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.

Also reappearing are: Louise Kempton who starred as Adriana in last year’s hit The Comedy of Errors; Jess Clark who played Lady Mary in The Secret Garden who will play Juliet; and Thomas Richardson - last season’s Macduff - will play Benvolio.

Romeo will be played by RADA graduate Adam Harley, Adam Keast will play Ratty and Alix Ross plays Mole.

Television stars Emilio Doorgansingh of Game of Thrones and James Holmes from the BBC comedy series Miranda will play Friar Lawrence and Lord Capulet, respectively.

Also joining the cast are Louise Shuttleworth, Tom Connor as Tybalt, Danielle Henry as Nurse and Sarah Quist will play Badger.

Artistic director Alex Clifton said: “We have yet another fantastic cast for our summer season. We are very excited about beginning rehearsals next month, and performing to the wonderful audiences in Chester.”

Directed by internationally renowned theatre directors Alex Clifton and Rebecca Gatward, the productions will be performed in rep between July 3 and August 23.

Brand new for 2015, audiences will be hosted in a full in-the-round format creating a more intimate space. Chester Performs report more than 4,500 advance tickets have been sold.

Tickets start from £18.50, under 12s go free and there are limited tickets for teens at £10. To book and find out more visit .