Lindsay Duncan in That Face
Lindsay Duncan in That Face
Full casting has been announced for the West End production of Polly Stenham's multi award-winning debut play That Face, which will begin a 10-week season at the Duke of York's Theatre, beginning on May 1. The production, will be directed by Jeremy Herrin and designed by Mike Britton.

Previously announced stars Lindsay Duncan, Matt Smith, Julian Wadham, and Catherine Steadman will be joined Hannah Murray. The show focuses on the drugged and boozed-up Martha (Duncan), who is fixated on her teenage son (Smith) and oblivious to the boarding school terror tactics exerted by her teenage daughter Mia (Murray).

Stenham won the Most Promising Playwright trophies at this year's Evening Standard and Critics' Circle Awards. For this year's Laurence Olivier Awards, to be announced on March 9, the cast has been nominated for "Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre", for the play's run last spring at the Royal Court's Jerwood Theatre Upstairs.

Duncan won the Olivier and Tony Awards for Private Lives and the Oliver and a Tony nomination for the original production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Her other stage credits include Mouth to Mouth, Ashes to Ashes, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Top Girls.

For more information, visit www.whatsonstage.com.