By Mark Shenton
04 Apr 2014
The Gielgud cast includes Graham Butler as Christopher. He is joined by Vivienne Acheampong (No. 40/Punk Girl), Daniel Casey (Roger Shears), Emily Joyce (Judy), Gay Soper (Mrs. Alexander), Paul Stocker (Mr. Thompson), Nicolas Tennant (Ed), Tony Turner (Reverend Peters), Victoria Willing (Mrs. Shears), Sarah Woodward (Siobhan) and Sam Bond, Roxanne Palmer and Mark Rawlings. Final casting will be announced shortly.
Butler was last on stage in Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy, directed by Nick Bagnall, at Shakespeare’s Globe and on the U.K. tour. Other theatre credits include Henry V at Shakespeare’s Globe, The White Guard for the National Theatre and Journey’s End at the Duke of York’s Theatre and on the U.K. tour.
An encore screening of the National Theatre Live broadcast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, filmed during the play’s original run in the Cottesloe Theatre, will be shown in cinemas across the U.K. and internationally May 22, with further screenings in following weeks.
To book tickets for the Gielgud run, which are on sale through Feb. 14, 2015, contact the National Theatre box office on 020 7452 3000 or visit www.nationaltheatre.org.uk or the Gielgud Theatre box office on 0844 482 5130 or visit www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk. For further details, visit curiousonstage.com.