a new play by CHRIS JURY
We are delighted to be working with Chris to develop his newly written script about Stalin's wife Nadezhda Sergeevna Alliluyeva.
We will be assembling a cast for a public reading of the play on Monday 14th September 2015 at Park Theatre, Finsbury Park at 6.30pm. Tickets will be free of charge and admittance will be subject to availability of seats. To ensure your attendance please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Actors already attached to the project subject to their continuing availability include: Phyllis Logan, Michelle Terry.
PHYLLIS LOGAN is one of our best-loved actresses, well known for her role as Mrs Hughes in 6 series of the award-winning Downton Abbey.
Her career has seen her appear in numerous television series, including: Lip Service, Kavanagh QC, Inspector Morse- Daughters of Cain, Poirot, Dalziel & Pascoe, Alibi, Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Fields of Gold, NCS Manhunt and also appear as regular characters in Lovejoy (as Lady Jane), Holby City and Hope & Glory. Recent years have seen her appear in Bones (Fox, US Television), Vera, Wallander, Beneath the Skin, Silent Witness, Missing and Spooks.
Phyllis’s theatre credits include The Loveliest Night of the Year at the Traverse, Cara Coco for Borderline, the original West End production of Marvin’s Room and Richard III with Kenneth Branagh at Sheffield Crucible. Most recently she appeared at the Bush with Joseph Fiennes and Ian Hart in 2000 Feet Away.
For her film debut Another Time Another Place, she won Bafta’s Most Outstanding Newcomer to Films in 1983, the Standard Film Award for the Best Actress also in 1983 plus the Toarmina Film Festival Gold Medal for the Best Actress, again in 1983. She also won, in 1984, the Rimini Film Festival Best Actress Award. Her other film credits include Shooting Fish, Soft Top Hard Shoulders and Mike Leigh’s Secrets and Lies. Most recently on film Phyllis has been seen in Nativity! opposite Martin Freeman.
MICHELLE TERRY is an actress and writer whose screen credits include Extras (2005), Law & Order: UK (2009), Reunited (2010) and Sky One's comedy drama series The Café, which she also wrote with her co-star Ralf Little. In 2011, she won an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role following her portrayal of Sylvia in Roger Michell's production of Tribes at the Royal Court Theatre. Other recent theatre credits include The Winter’s Tale, The Crucible, Love’s Labour’s Lost & Won at the RSC; The Man Who had all the Luck at the Donmar Warehouse and 50 Ways to leave your lover at The Bush Theatre. Michelle is currently appearing as ‘Rosalind’ in As you Like It.