Imogen Poots & Luke Treadaway join Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Imogen Poots & Luke Treadaway join Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Updated On: May 1, 2018
By Nicki McIntyre
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    Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway will join the previously announced Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill in multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    The new production, directed by James Macdonald, will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited season of 13 weeks from 22nd February 2017.

    Imogen Poots will make her West End debut in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as 'Honey'. Her films credits include Terrence Mallick's The Knight of Cups, Green Room, Filth, Jimi: All Is By My Side, A Late Quartet, Jane Eyre, and 28 Weeks Later. She won the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Look of Love in 2013, and was nominated for Best Actress at the 2015 Evening Standard British Film Awards for her role in Peter Bogdanovich’s She’s Funny That Way. Poots will next be seen starring opposite Michael Shannon in Frank and Lola, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim. On television, she recently played the female lead in Cameron Crowe’s debut television series Roadies (Showtime).

    Luke Treadaway will play 'Nick'. He won an Olivier Award for his performance as Christopher in the internationally acclaimed hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre/ West End) and also originated the role of Albert in the earliest production of War Horse, again at the National. Further theatre credits include Over There (Royal Court), Piranha Heights (Soho Theatre) and Saint Joan (National Theatre). For film, Treadaway plays the lead in the upcoming Sony Pictures release A Street Cat Named Bob, adapted from the New York Times bestselling novel. Treadaway’s further film credits include Unbroken, Attack the Block, The Whistleblower, Clash of the Titans, Tonight You’re Mine, Heartless, The Rise and Brothers of the Head. For television, in January he returns to his role of scientist Vincent Rattrey in the second series of Sky Atlantic’s critically acclaimed Fortitude. His further credits include the lead character of Alex Higgins in BBC’s The Rack Pack, the Duke of Richmond in the second series of The Hollow Crown (BBC/NBC/Neal Street Productions), as well as Sky Arts mini-series The Nightmare World of H.G. Wells with Michael Gambon.

    Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? tickets are bookable from 22nd February to 27th May 2017.