Full casting has been confirmed for the upcoming West End transfer of the Almeida Theatre’s The Twilight Zone.
Playing at the Ambassadors Theatre from the 4th March, the full casting for the West End transfer of the Almeida Theatre’s production based on original stories by Rod Serling, and two of the most frequent and celebrated contributors, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson from the CBS television series has been confirmed.
You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone…
Joining Oliver Alvin-Wilson, Adrianna Bertola and Neil Haigh who are all reprising their roles from the Almeida theatre run will be: Alisha Bailey, Natasha J Barnes, Nicholas Karimi, Dan Crossley, Dyfan Dwyfor, Lauren O’Neill and Matthew Steer.
The Twilight Zone has been adapted for the stage by Anne Washburn (Shipwreck, Mr. Burns) and is directed by the multi award-winning director (winner of seven Olivier Awards), Richard Jones. It is formed of a mixture of morality tales, fables and fantasy.
Meanwhile, the production also features designs by Paul Steinberg, with costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, movement direction by Aletta Collins, lighting design by Mimi Jordan Sherin, and D.M Wood, composition and sound by Sarah Angliss, sound by Christopher Shutt, casting by Julia Horan, and illusions by Richard Wiseman and Will Houstoun.
The Twilight Zone is based on the television programme that ran on American network CBS from 1959 to 1964, winning three Emmy Awards during its 156-episode run. A new version of the TV show to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original programme has recently gone into production.
The Twilight Zone will play at the Ambassadors Theatre from the 4th March until the 1st June.