‘Long Day’s Journey into Night,’ starring Brian Cox, reveals full cast

Patricia Clarkson and Alex Lawther will join the Succession actor in a revival of Eugene O’ Neill’s play. Long Day’s Journey into Night will open next spring.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Brian Cox will lead an upcoming West End revival of Long Day’s Journey into Night. The play begins previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 19 March, ahead of an opening night on 2 April, and performances to 8 Jun. 2024.

Jeremy Herrin will direct Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. Set over one day in August 1912, the dysfunctional Tyrone family discover their collective disillusionment with the world.

Cox will play James Tyrone. The two-time Olivier Award-winning actor and Succession star will return to the West End role for the first time in almost a decade.

Patricia Clarkson will play Mary Tyrone, alongside Alex Lawther as Edmund, Daryl McCormack as James Jr, and Louisa Harland as Cathleen. Lizzie Clachan will design, with a further creative team to be announced.

“What is impossible to argue with is that we have the best cast and, in Lizzie Clachan, one of the most exciting designers in the country, to discover what makes O’Neill’s masterwork relevant for now. I can’t wait to bring this classic to life. I anticipate a feast of fine acting and vivid performances in what I hope to be a high-definition production,” said Jeremy Herrin.

Long Day’s Journey into Night will be at the Wyndham’s Theatre.

Photo credit: Long Day’s Journey into Night (Photo courtesy of production)

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