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Strangers On a Train at Gielgud Theatre from 2 Nov
The thriller Strangers On a Train, by Craig Warner, based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith, at the Gielgud Theatre from 2 Nov 2013 - booking to 22 Feb 2014.
Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, cast includes Laurence Fox (Guy Haines), Jack Huston (Charles Bruno), Christian Mckay (Gerard), Miranda Raison (Anne), Imogen Stubbs (Elsie),Myanna Buring (Miriam).
It is designed by Tim Goodchild, lighting by Tim Lutkin, costumes by Dona Granata, sound by Avgoustos Psillas for Autograph, and produced by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited.
A seemingly innocent conversation soon turns into a dangerous reality for Guy Haines when he meets Charles Bruno on a train journey. Ahead lies a deadly nightmare of blackmail and psychological torment that threatens to cost Guy his career, his marriage and his sanity. His choice: to kill, or to be framed for a murder he didn’t commit.
Laurence Fox and Jack Huston last appeared in the West End together in 2002 in Mrs Warren’s Profession at the Strand Theatre. Laurence Fox’s most recent West End appearance was in Our Boys at the Duchess Theatre. On television, he is best known as DS James Hathaway in Lewis. Jack Huston’s television and film credits include Boardwalk Empire, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Factory Girl and as Jack Kerouac in the new film Kill Your Darlings. Christian McKay can currently be seen starring in the film Rush directed by Ron Howard. Miranda Raison’s previous theatre work includes The River at the Royal Court, The Physicists at Donmar Warehouse and Anne Boleyn at Shakespeare’s Globe. Film and television credits include Silk, Vexed, Spooks and My Week with Marilyn. Imogen Stubbs has appeared in over 40 plays in the West End and with the RSC and the National Theatre. MyAnna Buring’s recent television roles include Long Susan in Ripper Street, Edna the new maid in the Christmas special of Downton Abbey and Lilly in White Heat. On film, she played Tanya Denali in the final two Twilight films: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2.