This production is now finished



by Federico García Lorca

Translated by Carmen Zapata and Michael Dewell

Adapted and Directed  by Jorge de Juan

The presentation of Lorca’s magnificent Rural Trilogy at the Cervantes Theatre ends with Yerma  – “a tragic poem” of a woman with a desperate desire for motherhood, who under the pressures of social convention, is driven to commit a horrific crime.

‘Lorca’s Andalusian dystopia magnificently realised in autumnal London’ Broadway World

‘The Cervantes remains a beautiful theatre for this production and the show is intense and enjoyable.’
London Theatre 1

‘A poised production’
The Stage



Jan 16th – Jan 26th 2019 in Spanish at 19.30


Jorge de Juan

Jorge is a renowned Spanish producer, director, and actor.

He is co-founder of the Spanish Theatre Company (London) and Artistic Director of The Cervantes Theatre

He trained at the Royal School of Dramatic Art of Madrid (Acting) and the British Theatre Association (Directing and Producing).

Directing credits include: The Public and The Grain Store (Fourth Monkey); End of the Rainbow; Dracula; The 39 Steps (Spanish production); The Woman in Black (Spanish production). As Dramaturg: She Said(English National Ballet). At the Cervantes Theatre he has directed Bodas de Sangre/Blood Wedding, La Casa de Bernarda Alba/The House of Bernarda Alba and El Juez de los divorcios/The Judge of the Divorces.

As an actor he has appeared in more than 20 plays, 30 films and TV series, having played the lead in over 30 projects. Some of the credits include: (Theatre) Blood Wedding, Calígula, Oedipus, Macbeth, Richard III, The 39 Steps. (Feature Films), Talk of Angels, Open your Eyes, One of the Hollywood Ten. He has worked with both Spanish and foreign directors.


Yerma – Nansi Nsue
Juan – Alan Rodriguez
Victor – Federico Trujillo
Old WomanMayca Estevez
DoloresToni Madja
Rosita – Jordana Mba
Magdalena – Laura Arnaiz
Maria – Ana Mosquera
Cuñada – Fuen Vera/Puerto Baker


Yerma – Leila Damilola
Juan – Tom Whitelock
Victor – Jazz Brown
Old Woman – Coco Mbassi
Dolores – Gledys Ibarra
Rosita – Latanya Peterkin
Magdalena – Christina Ellinas
Maria -Stephanie da Silva 
Sister in Law – Fuen Vera/Puerto Baker




Director – Jorge de Juan
Set Designer – Ángel Haro
Lighting Designer – Nigel A Lewis
Costume Designer – Panamá Díaz
Music and Choreography – Jordana Mba
Producer – Paula Paz
Production Manager – Leoni Cotgrove
Stage Manager – Marta César
Production Assistant – Andrés Rivas
Costume Assistant – Clara Ruiz
Educational Assistants – Emer Shepphard, Isis Castillo
Lighting Riggers – Evie Richards, Sophie Lucas
Photography – Elena Molina