Rehearsals are underway for The Old Vic production of playwright Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs, which reunites The Crown co-stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith as a married couple grappling with the decision to bring a child into today’s world. Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus (Matilda) directs the two-hander that begins previews October 14 ahead of a November 9 opening night.
Foy and Smith co-starred as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip in the first two seasons of Netflix’s Emmy-winning series The Crown. Foy earned an Emmy for her performance. Oscar winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite) and Tobias Menzies (Outlander) step into the roles for the next two seasons.
Flip through photos from rehearsals below: