Hollywood movie star James McAvoy returns to the West End to star in Cyrano de Bergerac at the Harold Pinter Theatre, directed by Jamie Lloyd.
Golden Globe and three-time Olivier Award nominee James McAvoy continues his long association with Jamie Lloyd following The Ruling Class and Macbeth at the Trafalgar Studios, Three Days of Rain at the Apollo Theatre and Heart of Darkness for BBC Radio 4.
This new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s classic Cyrano de Bergerac is freely adapted by Martin Crimp and directed by Jamie Lloyd.
James McAvoy’s previous theatre roles
In addition to his Olivier nominated performances in The Ruling Class, Macbeth and Three Days of Rain, James’ stage credits include Breathing Corpses at the Royal Court, Privates on Parade at the Donmar Warehouse, Out in the Open at Hampstead Theatre and Lovers at Royal Lyceum Theatre.
James McAvoy’s film & tv roles
On screen, McAvoy is known for his role as Professor Charles Xavier in X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Deadpool 2, and Dark Phoenix. Recent screen roles include IT: Chapter Two, Glass, Atomic Blonde, Split, Filth, Victor Frankenstein and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Other notable film credits include The Last King of Scotland, Atonement , The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Becoming Jane and Starter For Ten.
On television, McAvoy is know for the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 series Shameless, BAFTA-winning BBC political drama series, State of Play, the Channel Four adaptation of Zadie Smith’s popular novel,White Teeth, and most recently the new BBC adaptation of His Dark Materials.