Miranda Raison to Star in PHYSICISTS


The Daily Mail UK reports that Miranda Raison will star in Donmar Theatre's Physicists. The actress will play a physicist's wife and nurse in the stage version of Friedrich Durrenmatt's Cold War satire. Josie Rourke will direct the show, which begins rehearsals April 23 and starts performances May 31.

Raison will star next to John Heffernan (She Stoops to Conquer), Paul Bhattacharjee and Justin Salinger who will play German astronomer Johann Mobius, Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton respectively. The play follows the three scientists' time spent in a sanatorium.

Raison starred in The Globe Theatre's production of Anne Boleyn. She has also starred in several television shows including Emmerdale and Spooks.

Donmar Warehouse has presented some of London's most memorable award-winning theatrical experiences, as well as garnered critical acclaim at home and abroad. The theatre has a diverse artistic policy that includes new writing, contemporary reappraisals of European classics, British and American drama and small-scale musical theatre.

Over the last 19 years the theatre has created a reputation associated with artistic excellence: it has showcased the talent of some of the industry's premier creative artists, and built an unparalleled catalogue of work. As well as presenting at least six productions a year at its home in Covent Garden, the Donmar presents work nationally and internationally. Every year the Donmar tours one in-house production in the UK.

For additional information, visit: http://www.donmarwarehouse.com/

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