Cast update for A Doll's House at Donmar Warehouse


Cast update for A Doll's House at Donmar Warehouse

Cast update for A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Zinnie Harris, which opens at the Donmar Warehouse 19 May 2009, following previews from 14 May - running to 18 July 2009.

Joining previously mentioned Gillian Anderson (Nora), are Toby Stephens (Thomas), Tara Fitzgerald (Christine Lyle), Christopher Eccleston (Neil Kelman), Anton Lesser (Dr Rank), Maggie Wells (Annie).

It is directed by Kfir Yefet, designed by Anthony Ward, lighting by Hugh Vanstone.

Nora loves her husband above all else. But when she risks her reputation in order to save his, she begins to question her devotion and finds herself fighting for her own life. Zinnie Harris’s new version is set against the backdrop of British politics at the turn of the last century, in a world where duty, power and hypocrisy rule.

Gillian Anderson is best known as Special Agent Scully in TV's The X Files. Her London stage credits include "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball" at Royal Court in 2004, and "What the Night is For" at Comedy Theatre in 2002.

Toby Stephens' London stage credits include "The Country Wife" at the Haymarket in 2007; "Betrayal" at the Donmar Warehouse in 2007; "Hamlet" for the RSC at the Albery in 2004; "The Royal Family" & "Japes" at the Haymarket in 2001; "Phedre" for the Almeida at the Albery in 1998 "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Haymarket in 1996.

Tara Fitzgerald's London stage credits include "And THen There Were None" at the Gielgud in 2005 & "Antigone" at the Old Vic in 1999.

Christopher Eccleston played the Ninth Doctor in TV's Dr Who for one series in 2005. His London stage credits include "Miss Julie" at the Haymarket in 2000.

Anton Lesser's London stage credits include "The Vertical Hour" at the Royal Court 2008; "Julius Caesar" at the Barbican in 2005; "Private Lives" at the Lyttelton, NT in 1999.

Maggie Wells' London stage credits include "Three Sisters" at the Orange Tree in 2002 & "Les Enfants Du Paradis"for the RSC at the Barbican in 1996.

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