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Mojo by Jez Butterworth at Harold Pinter from 26 Oct
Mojo by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Rickson , at the Harold Pinter Theatre, from 26 Oct 2013. (Public booking expected to open in September).
Cast includes Ben Whishaw, Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint, Daniel Mays.
Set against the fledgling rock 'n' roll scene of 50s Soho, this play delves into the sleazy underworld and power games of London’s most infamous district.
This is the first major revival of the play, which won the Olivier award for Best New Comedy, when it opened at the Royal Court in 1995, prior to a run at West End's Duke of York's in 1996, which Ian Rickson also directed.
Brendan Coyle is well known as ' John Bates, the valet' in tv's Downton Abbey. Rupert Grint is best known as 'Ron Weasley' from the Harry Potter films. Daniel Mays recent London stage credits include 'Trelawny of the Wells' at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013; 'Hero' at the Royal Court in 2012; 'Moonlight' at he Donmar Warehouse in 2011; tv credits include Ronnie Biggs in Mrs Biggs; film credits include Eddie O'Grady in the 2010 film 'Made in Dagenham'. Ben Whishaw recent London stage credits include 'Peter and Alice" at the Noel Coward; his film credits include the role of Q in the James Bond film 'Skyfall'; tv credits include 'The Hour'.