Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson for All About Eve, London

GILLIAN ANDERSON

GILLIAN ANDERSON in All About Eve

Hollywood stars up for awards

This year’s Olivier Award nominations were announced today, with Hollywood stars dominating the line up of talent.

Coming up in 2009: A Doll’s House

Gillian Anderson is to star in a new production of Ibsen’s classic play A Doll’s House at the Donmar Warehouse. She will be joined by a stellar cast that will include Christopher Eccleston, Toby Stephens, Tara Fitzgerald and Anton Lesser. In a new version by Zinnie Harris, the play will be directed by Kfir Yefet and designed by Anthony Ward. In the classic drama, Nora loves her husband above all else. But when she risks her reputation in order to save his, she begins to question her devotion and finds herself fighting for her own life. Zinnie Harris’s new version …

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London Theatre – 2009 Preview

  If theatre mirrors life then you would expect 2009 to be a bad year for the performing arts in London: economic downturns and credit crunches sound like gloomy news for our discretionary entertainment spending. But West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend. THE GREAT REVIVAL The RSC, National Theatre, Donmar and Old Vic dominated straight drama in the West End in 2008, and they haven’t finished yet. Big hitters coming to …

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