Michael Grandage announces 15 month season
Michael Grandage is launching his new company with a fifteen month West End residency at the Noel Coward Theatre. The season will comprise of five productions and will star some of the biggest names in British theatre.
It will open in December 2012 with a revival of Peter Nichols Privates on Parade starring Simon Russell Beale. Grandage then reunites with writer Josh Logan for a new play, Alice and Peter which begins at the end of March. The play examines the real life stories that inspired Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan and stars Judi Dench as Alice and Ben Whishaw as Peter.
From June 2013, Daniel Radcliffe will play the lead in a revival of Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmean. This will be followed by A Midsummer Nights Dream starring Sheridan Smith and David Walliams with previews beginning 7th September.
The Company completes its residency with a production of Henry V starring Jude Law previewing from 23rd November and playing until 15th February 2014.
All productions will be directed by Michael Grandage. There is also a commitment to put 20 tickets for each performance on sale at £10.