Anne-Marie Duff cast in Cause Celebre at Old Vic Theatre

Anne-Marie Duff has been cast as 'Alma Rattenbury' in Cause Celebre, by Terence Rattigan, which opens at the Old Vic Theatre 29 March 2011, following previews from 17 March - booking to 11 June 2011.

Further cast to be announced!

It is directed by Thea Sharrock, designed by Hildegard Bechtler, lighting by Bruno Poet, sound by Ian Dickinson.

Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury who went on trial with her 18-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. Condemned by the public more for her seduction of a young boy than for any involvement she may have had in her husband’s death, Alma’s fate is left in the hands of the socially and sexually repressed jury forewoman, Edith.

Anne-Marie Duff's London stage credits include "Soldier's Fortune" at the Young Vic in 2007; "Days of Wine and Roses" at the Donmar in 2005; "The Daughter-in-Law" at the Young Vic in 2002; "A Doll's House" at the New Ambassadors in 2000; "Collected Stories" at the Haymarket in 1999; "Vassa" at the Albery in 1999; "King Lear" at the Cottesloe, NT in 1997; "War and Peace" at the Cottesloe, NT in 1996; "La Grande Magia" at the Lyttelton, NT in 1995. Her recent TV credits include playing Fiona Gallagher in "Shameless" and playing Queen Elizabeth I in the TV mini "The Virgin Queen".

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