Further casting has been announced for the West End revival of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf starring Imelda Staunton.
Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway will join the previously announced Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill in the new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by James Macdonald.
Imogen Poots makes her West End debut playing the role of Honey. Poots made her breakthrough performance as Tammy in the film 28 Weeks Later. Other film credits include The Look of Love, for which she won the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, She’s Funny That Way, The Knight of Cups, Green Room and Jane Eyre.
Luke Treadaway returns to the West End in the role of Nick. He won an Olivier Award for his performance as Christopher in the internationally acclaimed hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre/ West End) and also originated the role of Albert in the earliest production of War Horse (National). Further theatre credits include Over There (Royal Court), Piranha Heights (Soho Theatre) and Saint Joan (National Theatre).
Treadaway can be seen on screen in the upcoming Sony Pictures release A Street Cat Named Bob, adapted from the New York Times bestselling novel. Further film credits include Unbroken, Attack the Block, The Whistleblower, Clash of the Titans, Tonight You’re Mine, Heartless, The Rise and Brothers of the Head. In January he returns to his role of scientist Vincent Rattrey in the second series of Sky Atlantic’s critically acclaimed series Fortitude.
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? runs from 22 February 2017 until 27 May 2017 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
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