Images have been released of John Malkovich and cast in rehearsal for Bitter Wheat ahead of its first preview performance on 7 June 2019 at the Garrick Theatre in London.

John Malkovich (Dangerous Liaisons, Burn After Reading) plays Hollywood producer Barney Fein,  a depraved studio head, who preys on the young talent he lures into his sphere of influence with promises of stardom and threats of recrimination.

The cast also features Doon Mackichan (Smack The Pony) and Ioanna Kimbrook (Inside No. 9) are Alexander Arnold (Save Me, Skins), Teddy Kempner (Truly Madly Deeply), Matthew Pidgeon (Mary Queen of Scots) and Zephryn Taitte (Call the Midwife).

Bitter Wheat is written  and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, director and playwright David Mamet.

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Zephryn Taitte as Charles Arthur Brown. Bitter Wheat © Helen Maybanks

Find tickets to Bitter Wheat

Bitter Wheat is booking from 7 June 2019 until 14 September 2019 at the Garrick Theatre, London.