Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Final casting announced for No Man’s Land starring Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart

Final casting has been announced for Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land.

Best known for his roles in BBC’s Being Human and Ripper Street, Damien Molony completes the cast as 'Foster'.

He joins the previously announced Ian McKellen as ‘Spooner’, Patrick Stewart as ‘Hirst’ and Owen Teale as ‘Briggs’ in Sean Mathias’ production.

No Man’s Land will embark on a UK tour, opening in Sheffield from 3rd August, followed by dates in Newcastle, Brighton and Cardiff. The production will then head into London’s West End where it will play a limited 14 week engagement at the Wyndham’s Theatre opening on 20th September (previews from 8th September) and run until 17th December 2016.

Set and costume design is by Stephen Brimson Lewis with lighting by Peter Kaczorowski. No Man’s Land was first performed at the Wyndham’s Theatre in 1975 with Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, following its premiere at the National Theatre.

Most recently seen as Anthony in Channel 4’s Crashing, Molony’s other television roles include Hal in BBC’s Being Human, DC Albert Flight in BBC’s Ripper Street, DS Jack Weston in Channel 5’s Suspects and Robert Putnam in HBO’s The Devil You Know. Notable theatre credits include The Hard Problem and Travelling Light for the National Theatre, If You Don’t Let Us Dream, We Won’t Let You Sleep for the Royal Court Theatre, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore for West Yorkshire Playhouse and The Body of an American for The Gate and Royal & Derngate. Film credits include Tiger Raid and Kill Your Friends.

Directed by Mathias, this production of No Man’s Land premiered at the Cort Theatre in New York whilst in repertory alongside Waiting for Godot also starring McKellen and Stewart.

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