Olivia Williams joins Love's Labour's Lost

Olivia Williams joins Love's Labour's Lost

Olivia Williams (Princess of France) & Kate Fleetwood (Rosaline) and are to join Joseph Fiennes (Berowne) in the National Theatre production of Love's Labour's Lost, which opens at the Olivier Theatre 21 Feb 03, following previews from 15 Feb 03 and booking to 18 Mar 03.

British film actress Olivia Williams has worked extensively with the RSC, including "The Broken Heart" & " The Wive's Excuse" at the Barbican Pit in 1995, but she is now well known for her film career, which includes parts in "The Postman" (1997), "Rushmore" (1998) and as Bruce Willis' wife in "The Sixth Sense" (1999). She has also starred in British films, such as "Born Romantic " (2000) and "Dead Babies" (2001).

Kate Fleetwood's London theatre credits include "Medea" at the Queens in 2001; "Two Noble Kinsmen" & "The Tempest" at the Globe in 2000; and "Nativity" at the Young Vic in 1999.

Directed by Trevor Nunn, the production also features John Barrowman (Dumaine), Simon Day (King Of Navarre), Denis Quilly (Boyet), Robin Soans (Holofernes), Philip Voss, Anthony Cable, Paul Grunert, Richard Henders, Akiya Henry, Tam Mutu.

The young King of Navarre and his three friends make a vow to deny themselves the company of women for three years in order to devote themselves to study. But when the young Princess of France arrives on a diplomatic mission, accompanied by a delectable entourage, their vow is soon severely tested. Secret courtships develop as love fills the air, until harsh news from the outside world overshadows the happiness and brings the idyll to an abrupt close.

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