Almeida cast updates - Clare Higgins as Mrs Klein

Almeida cast updates - Clare Higgins as Mrs Klein

Cast updates at The Almeida Theatre.

Judgment Day, which opens 10 Sep 2009, following previews from 3 Sep - running to 17 Oct 2009 will feature Suzanne Burden (Mrs Hudetz), Patrick Drury replaces Alan David as (Pokorny/Prosecutor), Laura Donnelly (Anna), Ben Fox (Kohut/Customer), Tom Georgeson (Landlord), Daniel Hawksford (Ferdinand), Jack James (Salesman/Detective/Platelayer), Joseph Millson (Thomas Hudetz), Jake Nightingale (Policeman), Julie Riley (Leni), Andy Williams (Woodsman/Inspector) and Sarah Woodward (Frau Leimgruber). Lewis Lempereur-Palmer and Thomas Patten will alternate the role of the child.

Written by Odon von Horvath, new version by Christopher Hampton and directed by James Macdonald. Written and set in 1937 in a small village in Austria, diligent station master Thomas Hudetz is a well respected member of his local community. That is until the charms of flirtatious young Anna distract him momentarily from the operation of the signals. There are no survivors from Express Train 405. The small town seeks a culprit but it seems only Anna knows the truth about the conscientious station master.

Mrs Klein, which opens 29 Oct 2009, following previews from 22 Oct - running to 5 Dec 2009 will feature Clare Higgins (Mrs Klein), Nicola Walker (Paula), Kate Ashfield (Melitta).

Written by Nicholas Wright, directed by Thea Sharrock. London,1934. Melanie Klein is one of the most admired, yet controversial, psycho-analysts of her time, renowned for her unique insight into the secret world of childhood. But her relationship with her psycho-analyst daughter Melitta has been damaged almost beyond repair, and an unexpected message from abroad brings it to bitter confrontation. The news also poses a mystery that even Mrs. Klein, despite her genius for analysis, cannot solve. It is left to her new assistant, a refugee from Hitler’s Berlin, to find a possible answer.

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