Lily Allen recently starred in The Pillowman at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London
About Lily Allen
Lily Allen is in an English singer-song writer and actress. She is best known for her music career.
Lily made her West End debut in 2:22 – A Ghost Story at the Noel Coward Theatre in a role for which she was awarded Best Female-Identifying Role in a Play at the Whatsonstage Awards and was nominated for an Olivier Award.
Allen made her first screen appearance in Elizabeth (1998); she later appeared as Elizabeth Taylor in How To Build a Girl. Up next, Allen will star in Sharon Horgan’s new Sky original comedy Dreamland which will premiere in 2023.
In The Pillowman, Lily will play Katurian, the first time the role has been played by a woman.
On the play, Lily Allen said “One of our most inventive playwrights, Martin McDonagh, is renowned for pushing boundaries and it’s a privilege to join this show. Together with my incredible 2.22 director Matthew Dunster, I am excited to help create a production of The Pillowman that is sorely needed right now in these unprecedented times. I can’t wait to bring it to life each night on stage and for audiences to get to experience it.”
The Pillowman runs from 10 June – 2 September 2023 at the Duke of York’s Theatre London.