Tom Bateman, Robert Lindsay, Joanna Lumley et al. Set for The Lion in Winter
The play focuses Henry and Eleanor and their three sons as they attempt to spend the Christmas season together, along with Henry's mistress Princess Alais, and Eleanor's brother, the young King Philip of France.
As previously reported, Robert Lindsay will star as King Henry II and Joanna Lumley will play Eleanor of Aquitaine. The cast will also feature Tom Bateman (Richard), Sonya Cassidy (Alais), Joseph Drake (John), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Philip) and James Norton (Geoffrey).
The production will feature set and costume designs by Stephen Brimson Lewis with music by Steven Edis, sound by Paul Groothuis and video design by Ian William Galloway.