Also joining the company are Joe Armstrong, Sarah Crowden and Clive Woods, with final casting to be announced shortly. Cast breakdown follows: Joe Armstrong (Dusty), Sarah Crowden (Mrs. Oakes), Sienna Miller (Patricia), James Purefoy (Peter), Sheridan Smith (Doris) and Clive Woods (Swanson).
Purefoy is best known on television for his role as Marc Antony in HBO's epic award-winning TV series "Rome." Other television credits include NBC's "The Philanthropist," in which he played the leading character, Teddy Rist, and the forthcoming "Injustice" for ITV1. Film credits include "Resident Evil," "Vanity Fair," the Black Prince in "A Knight's Tale" and the title role in "Solomon Kane." Theatre credits include appearances with the RSC in Macbeth, The Tempest, The Man Who Came to Dinner and King Lear, as well as Hamlet (at Bristol Old Vic) and The Relapse, directed by Trevor Nunn at the National Theatre.
Smith was seen most recently as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical at the Savoy Theatre. Other theatre credits include Into the Woods at the Donmar Warehouse and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors at the Menier Chocolate Factory and in the West End. TV credits include "Two Pints of Lager & A Packet of Crisps," "The Royle Family," "Grown Ups," "Love Soup" and the ITV1 comedy "Benidorm." She recently worked with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jonathan Pryce on her first feature film, "Hysteria," to be released later this year.
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