Lily James stars as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre.

Lily James is an actress of stage and screen who came to international prominence in Downton Abbey as Lady Rose and who has recently won acclaim for her role in Kenneth Branagh’s 2015 production of Cinderella in which she played the title character

Having graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2010, Lily’s stage credits include Desdemona in Othello (Sheffield Crucible); The Seagull (Southwark Playhouse); Vernon God Little (Young Vic) and Martin Crimp’s Play House and Definitely the Bahamas (both Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond).

Lily’s film credits include the BBC and The Weinstein Company’s production of War and Peace which also stars Paul Dano and Jim Broadbent and the feature adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in which she stars alongside Sam Riley, Charles Dance, Matt Smith and Douglas Booth. Other film credits include Wrath of the Titans, Broken, Fast Girls and Burnt.

Romeo and Juliet runs from 12 May 2016 until 13 August 2016 at the Garrick Theatre.


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