Toyer at the Arts theatre from 16 Feb 2009

Toyer at the Arts theatre from 16 Feb 2009

The psychological thriller Toyer, adapted from the novel by Gardner McKay, will open at the Arts Theatre 25 Feb 2009, following previews from 16 Feb - booking to 11 April 2009, starring Al Weaver & Alice Krige

It is directed by William Schoular, designed by Ruari Murchison, lighting by Tim Mitchell, sound by John Leonard, produced by Dodi M. Soames in association with Oliver Royds for PW Productions Ltd.

Al Weaver's London stage credits include Trevor Nunn’s "Hamlet" at the Old Vic in 2004; and "Coram Boy" at the Olivier, NT in 2006. His TV credits include the role of Christian in Channel 4’s "The Devils Whore".

Alice Krige is known to millions for her role as the Borg Queen in the film, Star Trek: First Contact, a role she later reprised in the final episode of the tv series, Star Trek: Voyager. She has extensive film, television and theatre credits including, Chariots of Fire, Deadwood, and The Contract. For the RSC she appeared in Cyrano de Bergerac, King Lear, The Tempest and The Taming of the Shrew.

When a charming stranger appears at psychologist Maude’s remote house in the LA hills one night, an innocent encounter soon becomes a sexually charged battle of wits. Is he merely a playful admirer or the ‘Toyer’, a disturbed man who performs unspeakable acts of violence on his female victims. A cat and mouse game of verbal, psychological and physical intrigue ensues, where one player must outwit the other.

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