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The Country Girl - Apollo Theatre London

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The Country Girl - Apollo Theatre London#1
Posted: 6/29/10 at 7:29am
The Country Girl - Apollo Theatre London
Following a National tour, Bill Kenwright will bring his new production of
'The Country Girl', by Clifford Odets to the West End.
Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London.
Opening 11th Oct 2010.
Previews from 6th Oct.
Closing 26th Feb 2011.

Directed by Rufus Norris.
Starring Martin Shaw, Jenny Seagrove, Mark Letheren, Nicholas Day, Peter Harding, Thomasin Rand, Luke Shaw.

The play tells the story of washed up actor Frank Elgin, a desperate and demanding alcoholic is offered a comeback chance to star in the next Broadway play by young director Bernie Dodd.
Bernie, believing that Elgin's wife Georgie is the reason for Elginís career decline, strikes up a stormy relationship with the actorís wife, but how far should a woman go to redeem the man she loves?

Martin Shaw's London stage credits include 'A Man For All Seasons' at the Haymarket in 2006, 'An Ideal Husband' at the Haymarket in 1996 and on tour and 'Rough Justice' at the Apollo in 1994.
His TV credits include 'Judge John Deed' with Jenny Seagrove, 'The Chief'.
Prior to numerous television, film, and theatre work Martin was catapulted to international stardom in the late Seventies almost immediately after the first few episodes of 'The Professionals', in which he starred as the hard-hitting Ray Doyle.

Jenny Seagrove's London stage credits include 'Bedroom Farce' at the Duke of York's this year, 'A Daughter's Daughter' at the Trafalgar Studio 1 in 2009, 'The Letter' at the Wyndham's in 2007; 'Night Of The Iguana' at the Lyric in 2005, 'The Secret Rapture' at the Lyric in 2003. 'The Constant Wife" at the Apollo & Lyric Theatres in 2002, 'The Female Odd Couple' at the Apollo in 2001, 'Brief Encounter' at the Lyric in 2000, 'Hurlyburly' at the Queens in 1997, 'Dead Guilty' at the Apollo in 1995, 'The Miracle Worker' at the Wyndham's in 1994.
Her TV credits include the BBC series 'Judge John Deed', with Martin Shaw.



Updated On: 6/29/10 at 07:29 AM
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Posted: 6/29/10 at 7:39am
Great play. Great cast. Can't wait to see this!
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Posted: 6/29/10 at 8:11am
Hmm Martin Shaw puts me off a bit. I took my mum to see him in A Man For All Seasons and his projection and diction were terrible! And we were only sat 6 rows back in the stalls