Damian O’Hare back on Stage: National Theatre, London

Double Feature
National Theatre Paintframe
Opens 3rd & 4th August, previews from 18th July, playing until 10th September

For the first time ever the National will open up its backstage scenic studio for public performance. Four short plays by writers new to the National Theatre will be presented in the NT Paintframe. A single group of performers and theatre-makers will premiere the two double-bills, directed by Polly Findlay and Lyndsey Turner, designed by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting by James Farncombe, sound by Carolyn Downing, movement by Jack Murphy and fight direction by Bret Yount.

The cast includes Tom Basden, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Oliver Birch, Kirsty Bushell, Trevor Cooper, Claire-Louise Cordwell, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Karina Fernandez, Phoebe Fox, Richard Goulding, Trystan Gravelle, Richard Hope, Nitin Kundra, Matthew Needham, Damian O’Hare and Stephanie Street.

The Plays:

Edgar & Annabel
By Sam Holcroft, directed by Lyndsey Turner

The Swan
By DC Moore, directed by Polly Findlay

Nightwatchman
By Prasanna Puwanarajah, directed by Polly Findlay

There Is a War
By Tom Basden, directed by Lyndsey Turner

More information can be found here and here.

Website of the National Theatre

Online programme for the July – November season

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