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Full cast announced for Late Middle Classes at Donmar
The full cast has been announced for Simon Gray's Late Middle Classess, which opens at the Donmar Warehouse 1 June 2010, following previews from 27 May - running to 17 July 2010.
Joining previously mentioned Helen McCrory (Celia), are Eleanor Bron (Ellie), Robert Glenister (Brownlow), Peter Sullivan (Charles), and Laurence Belcher, Harvey O'Neil, Felix Zadek-Ewing.
Directed by David Leveaux, designed by Mike Britton, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker.
About a young boy trapped between two types of oppressive love reveals the frustration, secrets and guilt of middle class respectability in 1950s England. Celia is bored to distraction; Charles is obsessed with his work; and their son is having his first lessons in music and in life.
Helen McCrory's work for the Donmar includes Old Times, Twelfth Night & Uncle Vanya (also New York), In a Little World of Our Own and How I Learned to Drive. Her other recent theatre work includes Rosmersholm, Five Gold Rings, Platonov, The Triumph of Love (all for the Almeida Theatre) and As You Like It (Wyndham's Theatre).
Eleanor Bron's London stage credits include All About My Mother (Old Vic), In Extremis (Shakespeare's Globe).
Robert Glenister's London stage credits include Wrecks (Bush Theatre), Never So Good (National Theatre), The Winterling (Royal Court). For TV his extensive work includes Hustle and Spooks.
Peter Sullivan's London stage credits include The Power of Yes (National Theatre), Rosmersholm (Almeida Theatre), and The Pain and The Itch, Rock n Roll and Stoning Mary (all Royal Court).