Who Will Star Opposite Kristin Scott Thomas in London's The Audience? Prime Ministers Announced

News   Who Will Star Opposite Kristin Scott Thomas in London's The Audience? Prime Ministers Announced
 
The West End return for Peter Morgan's The Audience has announced the actors who will play U.K. Prime Ministers past (and present) opposite the previously announced Kristin Scott Thomas as the Queen. The production begins performances April 21 prior to an official opening May 5 at the Apollo Theatre for a run that is booking through July 25.

Kristin Scott Thomas as The Queen
Kristin Scott Thomas as The Queen Photo by Jason Bell

She will be joined by David Calder as Winston Churchill, Mark Dexter as David Cameron, Michael Gould as John Major, Gordon Kennedy as Gordon Brown, Sylvestra Le Touzel as Margaret Thatcher, David Robb as Anthony Eden and Nicholas Woodeson as Harold Wilson.

Also in the cast are David Peart as the Equerry, Charlotte Moore as Bobo MacDonald and Private Secretary, Marnie Brighton, Madeleine Jackson-Smith and Izzy Meikle-Small alternating in the role of Young Elizabeth and Matt Plumb and Harry Feltham as footmen.

The production is directed by Stephen Daldry, with designs by Bob Crowley, lighting by Rick Fisher, sound by Paul Arditti and music by Paul Englishby. It is produced in the West End by Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions, Robert Fox and Andy Harries.

The Audience received its world premiere in February 2013 at the Gielgud Theatre with Helen Mirren leading the cast. Mirren is reprising the role on Broadway, beginning performances Feb. 14.

To book tickets contact the box office on 0844 482 9671 or visit www.theaudienceplay.com.

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