The Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Bill Kenwright are presenting a new stage production of The Exorcist, adapted by John Pielmeier from the novel by William Peter Blatty. The prod...
Okonedo and Daniels cast in Haunted Child at Royal Court
Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels cast in Haunted Child, by Joe Penhall, which opens at the Royal Court Downstairs Theatre 8 Dec 2011, following previews from 2 Dec - booking to 14 Jan 2012.
Directed by Jeremy Herrin, designed by Bunny Christie, ligfhting by Jean Kalman.
A small boy is driving his mother to distraction - waking at night, hearing phantom noises and fixating on his absent father. When he glimpses a figure prowling the house at night, a shadow is cast which gradually strips away his childhood certainties. This chilling and unsettling play asks demanding questions about the things we believe and their consequences.
Sophie Okonedo (Julie) TV/film credits include Hotel Rwanda; Tsunami: The Aftermath, Criminal Justice and Mrs. Mandela.
Ben Daniels (Douglas) recent London stage credits include Luise Miller at the Donmar Warehouse in 2011; Therese Raquin at the Lyttelton, NT in 2007; God of Hell & Wild Duck at the Donmar Warehouse in 2005; Iphigenia At Aulis at the Lyttelton, NT in 2004.