Simon Chandler, Niamh Cusack, Anne-Marie Duff, et al. Set for Old Vic's Cause Celebre
The play is based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury who was put on public trial in 1935 with her 18-year-old lover for violently killing her husband. The production will launch the 2011 centenary celebrations of Rattigan's birth.
As previously announced, Anne-Marie Duff will star as Rattenbury. The company will also feature Lucy Black, Timothy Carlton, Simon Chandler, Richard Clifford, Oliver Coopersmith, Niamh Cusack, Rory Fleck-Byrne, Freddie Fox, Jenny Galloway, Patrick Godfrey, Nicholas Jones, Tommy McDonnell, Lucy Robinson, Tristan Shepherd, Richard Teverson, Sarah Waddell, Michael Webber, and Tristram Wymark.
The production will be designed by Hildegard Bechtler, with lighting by Bruno Poet, music by Adrian Johnston, and sound by Ian Dickinson.