Watch Kara Tointon discuss her upcoming role in the suspense thriller Gaslight.

Stage and screen actress Kara Tointon will star as Bella Manningham, a woman whose husband slowly manipulates her into believing she is going insane, in the UK Tour of Gaslight.

Tointon’s theatre credits include playing Eliza Doolittle in the West End production Pygmalion and the West End revivals of Alan Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends and Relatively Speaking.

Her television credits include ITV’s hit costume drama Mr Selfridge (where she played the title character’s daughter alongside real-life sibling Hannah) and most recently portraying Maria for the ITV production of The Sound Of Music Live! in December 2015. Tointon also won the 2013 series of BBC television’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Joining Tointon will be Rupert Young of BBC 1’s Merlin playing husband Jack Manningham and the Keith Allen who will play Detective Rough.

The UK tour opens at Birmingham’s New Alexandra Theatre on 6 January 2017.