Acclaimed actress Zoë Wanamaker stars in Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse.

Stage and TV star Zoë Wanamaker, CBE, returns to the Donmar Warehouse having previously appeared in Boston Marriage, The Glass Menagerie and her Olivier Award-winning performance in the title role of Electra.

Wanamaker will play the role of Lorna in Nick Payne’s new play Elegy which looks at a future where the brain is no longer a mystery and every act of human behaviour can be catalogued and understood.

Zoë’s most recent stage credits include the double-bill production of Harlequinade and All On Her Own,Terence Rattigan’s dramatic monologue,  for The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company at the Garrick Theatre and Stevie at Hampstead Theatre. Other theatre credits include the National Theatre productions of The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado About Nothing and The Rose Tattoo, and Passion Play (Duke of York’s) and All My Sons (Apollo). On Broadway Zoë has received Tony Award nominations for her performances in Piaf, Loot, Electra, and Awake and Sing. Television credits include My Family, Poirot, Doctor Who and Mr. Selfridge, and film roles include Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, My Week with Marilyn and Wilde.

Directed by Josie Rourke, Elegy runs from 21 April 2016 until 18 June 2016 at the Donmar Warehouse.