Jenny Rainsford and Gerald Kyd Star in Park Theatre's LITTLE BLACK BOOK, Now thru Jan 19
WSP presents Little Black Book by Jean-Claude Carrière, translated by Solvène Tiffou and directed by Kate Fahy at the Park Theatre, running today, December 17, 2013 through January 19, 2014. Jenny Rainsford stars as 'She' and Gerald Kyd stars as 'He' in what Fahy told the Daily Mail is a "romantic, sexy, funny and absurd story" rarely seen in the UK.
The Park's website describes the play: "Unaware that his apartment door is ajar, a man is making coffee, preparing to leave for work. A woman enters silently, carrying a suitcase. Who is she? What does she want? Will she find it?...A very French love story from writer Jean-Claude Carriere, long time collaborator of Bunuel and Peter Brook."
Jenny Rainsford has appeared on the big screen in Prometheus and About Time and will next be seen in Death of a Farmer. Gerald Kyd recently starred in The Cherry Orchard at the National Theatre. He has also appeared in the RSC's The Seagull, The Local Stigmatic at the Lyric Hammersmith, Richard II and Edward II at the Globe, Revelations and 55 Days at The Hampstead Theatre, The Three Musketeers at the Old Vic, and Blood and Gifts at the Royal National Theatre. His TV credits include The Bible miniseries, The Midnight Beast, Persons Unknown, Casualty, the 2003 TV movie version of Richard II and more.
Fahy directed Oliver Cotton's play Wet Weather Cover at The Kings Head Theatre and The Arts Theatre. As an actor, her most recent film credits include Joanna Hogg's Archipelago with Tom Hiddleston and Simon Rumley's The Living and the Dead for which she won Best Actress award at the Campobasso Film Festival and Best Supporting Actress at the Austin Film Festival in Texas. Her theatre credits include Edward Albee's The Goat at The Almeida Theatre and in its West End transfer at The Apollo, plus most recently Martin Crimp's Definitely The Bahamas at the Orange Tree Theatre. She is soon to be seen on TV in Death in Paradise.
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