Cast update for Wanderlust by Nick Payne at Royal Court

Cast update for Wanderlust, by Nick Payne, which opens at the Royal Court Upstairs 15 Sep 2010, following previews from 9 Sep - running to 9 Oct 2010.

Sian Brooke (Clare Walsh), Charles Edwards (Stephen Moore), Pippa Haywood (Joy Richards), Isabella Laughland (Michelle), Stuart McQuarrie (Alan Richards), James Musgrave (Tim Richards), Howard Ward (Neil Waters).

Directed by Simon Godwin, designed by Robert Innes Hopkins, lighting by James Farncombe, lighting by Alexander Caplen.

Joy is a married woman, a GP, and struggling to remain interested in sex. Her husband Alan, however, thinks of little else. And their teenage son Tim is ready to burst.

Sian Brooke’s London stage credits include Dido, Queen of Carthage at the National Theatre, The Birthday Party at the Lyric Hammersmith, In the City at Hampstead and Dying City and Harvest at the Royal Court Theatre.

Charles Edwards’s London stage credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps in the West End and on Broadway. His film and television credits include An Ideal Husband, Monarch of the Glen, Mansfield Park and Waking the Dead. He is due to appear in Twelfth Night at the National Theatre in 2011.

Pippa Haywood’s London stage credits include Landscape with Weapon at the National Theatre. On television, she is best known for comedy series Green Wing, Fear Stress and Anger and The Brittas Empire.

Isabella Laughland’s film credits include Leanne in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.

Stuart McQuarrie’s London stage credits include Relocated and Cleansed at the Royal Court, Happy Now? at the National Theatre, God of Hell at the Donmar.

James Musgrave will appear in a new adaptation of William Boyd’s best-selling novel, Any Human Heart, for Channel 4 later this year.

Howard Ward’s London stage credits include Warhorse at the National Theatre and in the West End, and How Long is Never? at the Tricycle

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