Imelda Staunton stars in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Imelda Staunton stars in a revival of Edward Albee’s Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the disintegration of a marriage.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? became an international sensation when Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton starred in the iconic 1966 film adaptation. Staunton will play Taylor’s role, Martha, alongside Conleth Hill as George, Imogen Poots as Honey and Luke Treadaway as Nick.

Imelda returns to the stage following her Olivier Award-winning performance as Mama Rose in Gypsy at the Savoy Theatre. Following Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Imelda will star in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the National Theatre and then star in the Broadway transfer of Gypsy.

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Imelda Staunton’s extensive stage credits include Good People (Hampstead Theatre/Noel Coward Theatre), Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd (Adelphi Theatre/Chichester), A Delicate Balance at the Almeida Theatre, National Theatre productions including Guys and Dolls and A Chorus of Disapproval, The Wizard of Oz for the RSC and Into the Woods at the Phoenix Theatre.

Her work in TV and film includes The Singing Detective, Cranford, Vera Drake and the Harry Potter series of movies.

Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? runs from 22 February 2017 until 27 May 2017 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.