Tamsin Greig will star in Labour of Love alongside Martin Freeman as it is announced that Sarah Lancashire has been forced to withdraw on doctor’s advice. The play follows David Lyons, a Labour MP played by Freeman, over the course of 25 years as the country, and the Labour party, undergo significant changes in philosophy, culture and class. Greig will play Lyons’ constituency agent Jean Whittaker, the role originally due to be played by Lancashire.
Playwright of the moment James Graham has pulled off a rare double coup: not only is his name now gracing the marquee of two London theatres, metres from each other on St Martin's Lane, but also the newest of them is that very rare specimen, a new play that has opened directly into the West End without a prior try-out elsewhere. And in a third remarkable fact, its entire London run was... Read more