This new production of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s darkly funny and haunting play about family and its secrets, directed by Jamie Lloyd stars the following actors:
Stockard Channing (Grease, The West Wing, The Good Wife)
Oscar® & Golden Globe nominated for Six Degrees of Separation. Stockard has been nominated for 21 Tony and Emmy Awards in her illustrious career.
Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sense8)
Desmond Barrit (History Boys, Damsel in Distress, for film Oliver, A Christmas Carol)
Olivier Award winner for Three Men on a Horse (RSC) & The Comedy of Errors (National Theatre) and Olivier nominee for Falstaff in Henry IV Parts 1 & 2
Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey, The Maids, A United Kingdom)
Joseph Millson (The Rover, Macbeth, Pillars Of The Community, The Last Kingdom)
Stockard Channing's hugely popular film and TV credits include starring roles in The West Wing, The Good Wife, her Oscar® and Golden Globe nominated role in Six Degrees of Separation, and the iconic role of Rizzo in the film Grease. An acclaimed Broadway and West End star, Channing’s most recent performances on Broadway, It’s Only a Play and Other Desert Cities (a “peerless” performance - NY Times, for which she was nominated for her seventh Tony Award), have affirmed her position as a true theatrical legend.
Freema Agyeman is best known for her break through role as Doctor Who companion Martha Jones, which earned her multiple award nominations including ‘Most Popular Actress’ at The National Television Awards and the Golden Nymph Award at Monte Carlo TV Festival for ‘Best Actress’. Freema also starred in ‘Doctor Who’ spin off Torchwood. She currently stars in the highly anticipated second series of Netflix Original project Sense 8, which was launched in 2015. The series was created by screenwriting legends, Lana and Lilly Wachowski and Michael Straczynski.
Theatre includes: The Rivals at the Bristol Old Vic Damsel in Distress at Chichester Festival Theatre, Harvey at the Birmingham Rep and subsequent transfer into the West End, Merry Wives of Windsor at Royal Shakespeare Company, the critically acclaimed Sir Peter Hall production of Henry IV Parts one and two as Falstaff at the Bath Theatre Royal, The History Boys, Three Men on a Horse (Olivier Award), Jacobowsky and the Colonel and The Magistrate at the National; Falstaff in Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 (Olivier nomination for Best Actor); Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Helen Hayes Award), Antipholus in The Comedy of Errors (Olivier Award), The Wizard in Wicked at the Victoria Apollo; My Fair Lady in the Hollywood Bowl, LA; Twelfth Night and HMS Pinafore for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
TV includes, Holby City, Endeavour, Midsomer Murders, Northanger Abbey, Dalziel and Pascoe, and Poirot
Films include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Rebecca’s Daughters, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
He has recorded numerous radio plays.
Laura is best known for ‘Lady Edith Crawley’ in ITV’s award winning television series Downton Abbey written by Julian Fellows.
Laura has appeared in several acclaimed theatre productions: in 2012 she made her West End debut in Uncle Vanya at the Vaudeville Theatre, joining Ken Stott and Anna Friel. Laura was last seen on stage at Trafalgar Studios playing ‘Mistress’ in the Jamie Lloyd’s adaptation of The Maids. She made her feature film debut, alongside Gary Oldham, in the award winning Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Laura’s most recent film appearance was her portrayal of ‘Muriel Williams’ in Amma Asante’s feature A United Kingdom, co-starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.
Theatre includes; The Rover, Much Ado About Nothing, Pedro The Great Pretender (Royal Shakespeare Company - Associate Artist), Mr Foote’s Other Leg ( Hampstead/West End), Macbeth in Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe/ DVD and worldwide Cinema release) Pillars of the Community (National Theatre), Love Never Dies (West End - Winner Whatsonstage Award for best supporting actor in a musical), Fear And Misery (Royal Court), Judgement Day (Almeida), The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne), Cinderella (Old Vic), Richard Ii (Steven Berkoff / Almagro Festival / tour), As You Like It (Peter Hall Company, Uk/Usa -Ian Charleson Award), The Real Inspector Hound / Black Comedy (Donmar/West End)
Film includes; All The Devils Men, Amy And Sophia, Tango One , I Give It A Year, Casino Royale.
Television includes; Eight Days That Made Rome, The Last Kingdom, Penny Dreadful, Holby City, Ashes To Ashes, Eastenders.
Radio; Over thirty plays on BBC Radio 4. Nominated for Best Actor at the BBC Radio Drama Awards for The Real George Orwell.