Toby Jones (The Play What I Wrote, "Frost/Nixon, "W") and Joseph Millson (Mill on the Floss, "Peak Practice," "EastEnders") will appear in Felix Barrett and Tom Morris' production of Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, co-produced with Southbank Sinfonia. Performances begin Jan. 12, 2009, prior to an official opening Jan. 16.
Michelle Dockery (Eliza Doolittle in Peter Hall's production of Pygmalion) will join Ciarán Hinds and Rory Kinnear in Peter Flannery's Burnt by the Sun from the screenplay by Nikita Mikhalkov and Rustam Ibragimbekov. Howard Davies will direct in the Lyttelton beginning Feb. 24, 2009, prior to an official opening March 3.
Anastasia Hille (who has previously appeared at the National in Women of Troy, Waves and A Dream Play) will play the title role in Christopher Marlowe's Dido, Queen of Carthage, that James Macdonald will direct in the Cottesloe, with performances beginning March 17, 2009, prior to an official opening March 24.
Francesca Annis (most recently on the London stage in David Eldridge's Under the Blue Sky) will play Mrs. Conway in Rupert Goold's new production of JB Priestley's Time and the Conways, which begins performances April 28, 2009, prior to an official opening May 5.
To book tickets contact the box office at 020 7452 3000 or visit www.nationalhtheatre.org.uk.