Imelda Staunton

Photos of Imelda Staunton and cast in rehearsals for Follies at the National Theatre

Will Longman
Will Longman

Images have been released showing Imelda Staunton, Janie Dee and the cast of Follies at the National Theatre in rehearsals. 

Dominic Cooke directed Stephen Sondheim's musical, which has a book by James Goldman. The story follows 'the Follies girls', who gather thirty years after their final performance together. It features the classic songs "Broadway Baby", "I'm Still Here" and "Losing My Mind."

The full cast includes Philip QuastTracie BennettPeter Forbes, Di Botcher, Dawn Hope, Josephine Barstow and Liz Izen.

The production will have design by Vicki Mortimer, choreography by Bill Deamer, musical supervision by Nicholas Skilbeck, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, musical director Nigel Lilley, lighting design by Paule Constable and sound design by Paul Groothuis.

Follies will run in the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre from  22nd August to 3rd January 2018, with an official opening on 6th September.

Click here to read 'How Stephen Sondheim revolutionised the musical'

Photos by Johan Persson.


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