It has been confirmed that the Doctor Foster actress and Line of Duty actor will star in the West End production of Bryony Lavery’s Frozen at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 9th February. 

FROZEN FOLIO (without credits)

Bryony Lavery’s psychological thriller is about retribution, remorse and redemption, exploring the interlinked lives of three strangers.

Running for a strictly limited season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 9th February, this production of the award winning play will be directed by Jonathan Munby whose credits include The Merchant Of Venice starring Jonathan Pryce at the Shakespeare’s Globe and ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore  at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.

One sunny evening a young girl walks to visit her Grandma, she never arrives. A play about retribution, remorse and redemption, Frozen explores the interwoven lives of three strangers as they try to make sense of the unimaginable.

Suranne Jones is about to reappear on television screens in the second series of the critically acclaimed Doctor Foster. Her theatre credits include A Few Good Men at Theatre Royal Haymarket with Rob Lowe, for which she received the Theatregoers’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress, Blithe Spirit and Terms of Endearment.

Meanwhile, Jason Watkins is known for his performance in the title role in acclaimed drama The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, for which he won Best Actor at the 2015 BAFTA Television Awards. His theatre credits include The Late Henry Moss by  Sam Shepard at the Almeida Theatre and A Farewell to the Theatre at the Hampstead Theatre.

Further casting for the production will be announced shortly.

Bryony Lavery’s plays include A Wedding Story, Last Easter, Her Aching Heart (Pink Paper Play of The Year 1992) Smoke, Dirt, and More Light.

Commissioned byBirmingham Repertory Theatre, Frozen won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award and was then produced on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony Awards.

The production will feature designs by Paul Wills, lighting by Jon Clark, video design by Luke Halls and sound by Christopher Shutt.

Frozen will play at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 9th February until the 5th May 2018. To book tickets visit: http://www.trh.co.uk/whatson/frozen/?gclid=COCl2sORhNYCFdYV0wodiN4MlQ

 

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