Full cast announced for The Real Thing at Old Vic


The full cast has been announced for Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, which opens at the Old Vic Theatre 21 April 2010, following previews from 10 April - running to 5 June 2010.

Joining previously announced Toby Stephens (Henry), are Fenella Woolgar (Charlotte), Barnaby Kay (Max), Hattie Morahan (Annie), Jordan Young, Tom Austen, Louise Calf.

Directed by Anna Mackmin, designed by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker.

Henry is a successful and talented playwright married to Charlotte, an actress playing the lead in his current play about adultery. Her co-star and friend Max, is married to Annie, also an actor. Henry and Annie have fallen in love but is it any more real than the subjects in Henry’s play? As the story unravels, Henry discovers that love - ‘the real thing’ - can be unpredictable and painful.

Fenella Woolgar's London stage credits include "Time And The Conways" at the National in 2009; Motortown at the Royal Court in 2006; "Bronte" at the Lyric Hammersmith in 2005.

Barnaby Kay's many London stage credits include "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Donmar Warehouse in 2009, "Mouth To Mouth" at the Royal Court in 2001; Closer at the National theatre in 1999.

Hattie Morahan's many London stage credits include "Time And The Conways" at the National in 2009; , Family Reunion at the Donmar Warehouse in 2008; "Some Trace Of Her" at the National Theatre in 2008; "The City" at the Royal Court in 2008, The Seagull at the National theatre in 2006.

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