Olivier Award winner Patricia Hodge is set to join the cast of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, which is to be revived by Simon Evans at Trafalgar Studios next month. Hodge, who won an Olivier for her performance in Money at the National Theatre in 2000, is also known for appearing in A Little Night Music, Look Back in Anger, Pippin, as well as the TV series Miranda, Downton Abbey and A Very English Scandal.
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Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner will star in a revival of the Paul Nichols play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, directed by Simon Evans at Trafalgar Studios. Tickets are available now.
Nichols' play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg tells the story of a British couple, Bri and Sheila, who are on the edge of their marriage as they raise their only child, Josephine, who suffers from cerebral palsy. Caring for Josephine has taken up every second of the parents' lives since Josephine was born, and begins to take its toll on their marriage.
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg will run at Trafalgar Studios from 20th September to 30th November.
Nichols' play premiered at Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, before it transferred to the West End's Comedy Theatre, and then on to Broadway where it was nominated for the Tony Award for best play.
Subsequent revivals include two Broadway productions, and a West End revival at the Ambassadors Theatre starring Clive Owen and Victoria Hamilton. It transferred to the Comedy Theatre, where Eddie Izzard later took over the role from Owen. Izzard and Hamilton reprised their roles in a Broadway transfer of the play, as well as a TV adaptation.
Toby Stephens last appeared in the West End in Oslo, which transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre from the National Theatre in 2017. His previous stage credits include Betrayal at the Donmar Warehouse, Hamlet at the RSC, and Private Lives at Chichester Festival Theatre.
Claire Skinner recently appeared in the Bridge Theatre production of Barney Norris' Nightfall. Her other theatre credits include Deathtrap at the Noel Coward Theatre, Othello and The Winter's Tale at the National Theatre, and Florian Zeller's The Father at the Wyndham's Theatre.
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg tickets are available now.
Audio-Described performances: Wednesday 6th November 2019 7:30pm + Touch Tour 6pm
Captioned performances: Tuesday 12th November 2019 7:30pm
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Claire Skinner and Toby Stephens are set to star in a West End revival of the Peter Nichols play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg later this year. The play tells the story of a couple whose marriage is on the brink as they have spent every moment caring for their daughter Josephine, who suffers from cerebral palsy, since she was born. The new production will be directed by Simon Evans at Trafalgar Studios, where Evans recently directed Orlando Bloom in Killer Joe. A Day in the Death of Joe Egg will run at Trafalgar Studios from 21st September to 30th November.