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Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star in a new production of Edward Albee's Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
James Macdonald directs this new production of the multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright's landmark play. Starring Olivier and Bafta award-winning actress Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Sweeney Todd); Olivier award-winner Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Olivier award-winner Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and Imogen Poots, in her West End debut (Jane Eyre, Me And Orson Wells).
Set in the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor Nick and his wife Honey to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.
‘Albee’s enduring masterpiece about the danger of living in a world of illusions’ The Guardian, September 2016
Imelda Staunton returns to the West End after her Olivier Award-winning performances as Mama Rose in Gypsy and Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd. Her many theatre and film credits include Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance at the Almeida Theatre, her Bafta Award-winning performance in the title role for Vera Drake, and as Dolores Umbridge in the Harry Potter films.
Conleth Hill is perhaps best known for his role as Lord Varys in the HBO television production Game of Thrones. His extensive theatre credits include Quartermaine’s Terms and The Cherry Orchard at the National Theatre. Hill has won Olivier awards for his performances in The Producers and Stones In His Pockets.
Imogen Poots will make her West End debut with Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Making her breakthrough performance in the film 28 Weeks Later in 2007, she is also known for her roles in Terrence Malick's The Knight of Cups and Jane Eyre.
Luke Treadaway won an olivier Award for his performance in the internationally acclaimed hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre/West End). He also originated the role of Albert in War Horse and plays the lead in Sony Pictures' A Street Cat Named Bob.
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At the Harold Pinter Theatre from 22nd February until 27th May 2017, book Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? today!
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