Elisabeth Moss and Keira Knightley
(© Michael Birt)
Elisabeth Moss and Keira Knightley
(© Michael Birt)
Complete casting has been announced for Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour, which will begin previews on January 22 at the West End's Comedy Theatre. Ian Rickson will direct the production, which has extended its booking period through April 30, rather than the previously announced April 2.

Hellman's play focuses on the events that transpire after a troubled teenager starts to spin a web of deceit about two teachers at an all-girls boarding school.

The company will feature Lisa Backwell (Evelyn Munn), Isabella Brazier-Jones (Helen Burton), Ellen Burstyn (Mrs Amelia Tilford), Poppy Carter (Janet), Marama Corlett (Lois Fisher), Nancy Crane (Agatha), Amy Dawson (Rosalie Wells), Isabel Ellison (Catherine), Bryony Hannah (Mary Tilford), Carol Kane (Mrs Lily Mortar), Keira Knightley (Karen Wright), Tobias Menzies (Doctor Joseph Cardin), Elizabeth Moss (Martha Dobie), Nathan Nolan (Grocery Boy), and Eve Ponsonby (Peggy Rogers).

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