Playwright's Playwrights

(Premiere 2012)
DESCRIPTION
As part of the current three-play Royal Court at the Duke of York’s Season with Posh by Laura Wade, Jumpy by April De Angelis and Constellations by Nick Payne, four of the UK’s leading playwrights will direct one of their all-time favourite plays in a series of one-off afternoon readings from 29 June at the Duke of York’s Theatre in a special event supported by The Ambassador Theatre Group.

Nick Payne, Polly Stenham, Roy Williams and David Eldridge will select their favourite plays and will have less than two days to bring their vision to life with a full cast to be announced for staged readings on Friday afternoons this summer.
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Country: United Kingdom

CAST (ACTORS | DANCERS | SINGERS)

Ben Miles | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Harry Melling | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Richard Bremmer | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch | Look Back in Anger
Actor
Daisy Haggard | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Monica Dolan | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Rebecca Hall | Look Back in Anger
Actor
Anna Maxwell Martin | Look Back in Anger
Actor
Julian Wadham | Look Back in Anger
Actor
Sam Swann | Abide with Me
Actor
Morgan Watkins | Abide with Me
Actor
Felix Scott | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Daniel Kaluuya | Abide with Me
Actor
Alexis Zegerman | The Starry Messenger
Actor
Matt Ryan | Look Back in Anger
Actor

Creatives

Director | Nick Payne
Director | Polly Stenham
Director | Roy Williams
Director | David Eldridge
Playwright | John Osborne
Playwright | Robert Holman
Playwright | Kenneth Lonergan
Playwright | Barrie Keeffe

PHOTOS

THEATRES

Duke of York's Theatre, 29/06/2012 - 20/07/2012

STORYLINE

The line-up for Playwright’s Playwrights is as follows:

Nick Payne (Constellations, Wanderlust) directs Kenneth Lonergan’s The Starry Messenger on Friday 29 June at 2pm
Polly Stenham (Tusk Tusk, That Face) directs John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger on Friday 6 July at 2pm
Roy Williams (Sucker Punch, Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads, Clubland, Fallout) directs Barrie Keeffe’s Abide with Me on Friday 13 July at 2pm
David Eldridge (In Basildon, Market Boy, Under the Blue Sky) directs Robert Holman’s Across Oka on Friday 20 July at 2pm