Elisabeth Moss and Keira Knightley
in The Children's Hour
(© Johan Persson)
Elisabeth Moss and Keira Knightley
in The Children's Hour
(© Johan Persson)
Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour, playing at the West End's Comedy Theatre has extended through May 7. Ian Rickson has directed the production.

The 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 features 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).

In related news the February 14 performance of the production has been canceled, according to a report on the website for the U.K. magazine, The Stage. The cancellation will allow the management to accomplish essential building repairs.

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