Trevor Nunn continues his strong season as artistic director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket with a revival of James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter.
Up and coming young actor Tom Bateman joins an all-star cast including Robert Lindsay and Joanna Lumley in the new production, which runs from 5 November 2011 to 28 January 2012 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Tom Bateman made his professional debut as Claudio in Josie Rourke’s production of Much Ado About Nothing which has recently completed its run at the Wyndham’s Theatre. Bateman graduated from LAMDA in summer 2011.
Joining Tom Bateman in The Lion in Winter is Robert Lindsay as Henry II, Joanna Lumley as Eleanor of Aquitane, Sonya Cassidy as Alais, Joseph Drake as John, Rory Fleck-Byrne as Philip and James Norton as Geoffrey.