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Tamsin Greig to replace Sarah Lancashire in Labour of Love
The play follows David Lyons, a Labour MP played by Freeman, over the course of 25 years as the country, and the Labour party, undergo significant changes in philosophy, culture and class. Greig will play Lyons’ constituency agent Jean Whittaker, the role originally due to be played by Lancashire.
Tamsin Greig most recently appeared on stage in Twelfth Night at the National, and her TV credits include Episodes, Green Wing and Friday Night Dinner.
The rest of the cast also includes Rachael Stirling, Kwong Loke, Dickon Tyrrell and Dickon Tyrrell. Jeremy Herrin directs the piece for Headlong, and this world premiere marks the return of Michael Grandage Company to the West End for the first time since Photograph 51 which starred Nicole Kidman.
Labour of Love Tickets are available now.