Casting has been announced for Nina Raine’s new play Stories, which is set to open in the Dorfman at the National Theatre in October. Directed by Raine, Stories is about Anna and tells of a single 39-year-old trying for a baby. As previously announced, Claudie Blakley will play Anna following her role in Raine’s play Consent, which transferred to the Harold Pinter after a run in the Dorfman.
How do you have a baby if you’re newly single, with no prospective father in sight, and time is literally running out, egg-by-egg? Nina Raine’s new play, Stories, looks at the lengths Anna - a 39-year-old very much in the last-chance saloon for motherhood – would go to take matters into her own hands and find a suitable baby-daddy. While this play is an often quite funny look at what it can... Read more