Full West End casting for Consent transfer confirmed

Will Longman
Will Longman

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of the National Theatre production Consent, a play by Nina Raine.

Roger Mitchell directs the piece, which premiered in the Dorfman in April 2017 and is about the drama of a rape case in court. gave the play a four-star review, hailing it a "vitally formidable new drama".

Clare Foster, Lee Ingleby and Thusitha Jayasundera will join the returning cast of Claudie Blakley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Heather Craney and Adam James when the play transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre from 18th May.

Clare Foster's theatre credits include Travesties at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Apollo Theatre, Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier and Harold Pinter Theatre, and Avenue Q at the Noel Coward Theatre.

Lee Ingleby's recent theatre appearances include Our Class and The Pillowman both at the National Theatre, and Thusitha Jayasundera was recently seen in The Divide at The Old Vic.

Directed by Roger Mitchell, who also directs Mood Music at The Old Vic this spring, Consent will be produced by the National Theatre and Sonia Friedman Productions.

Consent runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 18th May to 11th August, with an official opening night on 29th May.

Consent Tickets are available now.

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