Full casting has been announced for Trevor Nunn’s upcoming production of Agnes Colander, which will run in London at the Jermyn Street Theatre. The play was written by a young Harley Granville Barker, in 1900, but wasn’t discovered for around a century, when it was unearthed amongst papers in an archive at the British Museum. It went on to have rehearsed readings at the National Theatre, and a full production directed by Nunn at the Ustinov Studio in Bath.
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Three years after leaving her unfaithful husband and striking out as an artist, Agnes receives his letter ordering her home. But Agnes married young; her innocence has gone and her ambition is growing. Fleeing to France to find a new future, Agnes is pursued by the besotted Alec and worldly-wise Otho. Beset on all sides, can Agnes seize the chance to shape her own life?
Hailed as a long-lost masterpiece, Harley Granville Barker's witty and compelling exploration of love, sexual attraction and independence was written in 1900 and unearthed in the British Library a century later. Following an acclaimed run at the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath, Trevor Nunn’s world premiere production arrives at Jermyn Street for five weeks only.
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