It has been announced that Louise Jameson will star in Vincent River at the Park Theatre from the 20th March.
Having premiered at the Hampstead Theatre in 2001, Philip Ridley’s play examining hate crime will return to London in March to play a limited run at the Park Theatre.
Directed by Robert Chevara, the production is set to star Louise Jameson alongside recent graduate of the Drama Centre Thomas Mahy – making his London stage debut in the production.
Louise Jameson is best known for having played the iconic role of assistant Leela in Dr Who in the Seventies opposite Tom Baker. She later also starred in Tenko, Bergerac and EastEnders. Her stage career has seen her perform at the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company.
Davey has seen something he can never forget. Anita has been forced to flee her home. Tonight, they meet for the first time… and their lives will change forever.
Talking about the news of the production director Robert Chevara said: “Philip Ridley is one of Britain’s greatest living writers and I have always wanted to direct his work and collaborate with him. Vincent River is both a modern classic and a dazzling, visionary piece of theatre. The play is even more prophetic now than when it was first produced. The murder of Jo Cox MP shocked the nation and hate crimes have risen by 29% this last year alone. But hate crimes against LGBT people in the UK have surged by nearly 80% in recent years. ”
Vincent River will play at the Park Theatre from the 20th March until the 14th April. For more information and to book tickets visit: https://www.parktheatre.co.uk/whats-on/vincent-river