NEWS: Cast Announced for Anna Ziegler’s Actually at Trafalgar Studios

The production will play at the Trafalgar Studios from the 6th to the 31st August.

Directed by Oscar Toeman, the cast for the production is set to include Yasmin Paige and Simon Manyonda.

Simon Manyonda appears in the BBC’s upcoming His Dark Materials and featured in The Bay (ITV) as well as appearing opposite Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Emma Thompson in the BBC production of King Lear. On stage his recent credits includes Alys, Always (Bridge Theatre),The Way of the World (Donmar Warehouse), Barbershop Chronicles (National Theatre) and King Lear with Glenda Jackson (Old Vic).

Yasmin Paige is best known for films Submarine and The Double (both directed by Richard Ayoade) and her lead roles in television’sPramface, The Sarah-Jane Adventures and Glue. Her recent stage credits include Circle Mirror Transformation (Home MCR), and Ah Wilderness! (Young Vic).

Amber (Yasmin Paige) and Tom (Simon Manyonda) hook up at a party at their elite American university, and spend the night together. They agree on the drinking, they agree on the attraction, but what actually happened between them? 

Actually will be the first play by Anna Ziegler to play in London since Photograph 51, which starred Nicole Kidman. It won Best New Play and Best Actress at the WhatsOnStage Awards; and the Evening Standard award for Best Actress. Her other plays include The Last Match and Boy.

Oscar Toeman directed the multi Offie-nominated After October at the Finborough Theatre. He was Associate Director of the National Theatre’s production of Oslo. He was a recipient of an MGC futures bursary, a finalist for the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award in 2018, and is the runner up of this year’s JMK Award.

Actually will play at the Trafalgar Studios from the 6th to the 31st August.

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