The Lion in Winter

Full Casting Announced For Trevor Nunn’s production of The Lion In Winter

Joining Robert Lindsay (Henry II) and Joanna Lumley (Eleanor of Aquitane) in Trevor Nunn’s production of James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter are Tom Bateman (Richard), Sonya Cassidy (Alais), Joseph Drake (John), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Philip) and James Norton (Geoffrey). The Lion in Winter, produced by the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company, runs from 5 November 2011 – 28 January 2012, with press night on 15 November 2011. Set and costume designs are by Stephen Brimson Lewis with music by Steven Edis, sound by Paul Groothuis and video design by Ian William Galloway.

Joanna Lumley to return to the West End in The Lion in Winter?

Trevor Nunn will round-off his first year as artistic director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket with a new production of James Goldman’s 1966 play The Lion in Winter.

Joanna Lumley will star as Eleanor of Aquitaine in the period production, alongside Robert Lindsay as Henry II.

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