Full casting has been announced for Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing, which begins rehearsals today.

Laurence Fox (Lewis, Gosford Park) will lead the cast alongside Adam Jackson-Smith, Rebecca Johnson, Santino Smith, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Venice Van Someren and Kit Young.

Tom Stoppard’s poignant classic about a playwright whose life begins to imitate art will be directed by Stephen Unwin (All our Children, Hayfever).

The play opens on 6 September 2017 in Cambridge before touring to venues in Bath, Kingston, Malvern Edinburgh, Brighton and Guildford.