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Hadley Fraser, Deborah Findlay and Mark Gatiss join Hiddleston in Donmar Coriolanus

Further casting has been announced for artistic director Josie Rourke's production, which opens in December

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Mark Gatiss at the 2012 WhatsOnStage Awards
Mark Gatiss at the 2012 WhatsOnStage Awards
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Tom Hiddleston will be joined by cast including Deborah Findlay, Hadley Fraser, Mark Gatiss and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen in the Donmar Warehouse's forthcoming revival of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus.

Directed by Josie Rourke, the production runs from 17 December 2013 to 8 February 2014 (previews from 6 December) and will be broadcast to cinemas through NT Live on 30 January.

The cast will also feature Jacqueline Boatswain (Valeria), Peter De Jersey (Cominius), Alfred Enoch (Titus Lartius) and Rochenda Sandall (Ensemble).

Deborah Findlay (playing Volumnia) is an Olivier Award-winning actress who has previously appeared at the Donmar in Madame de Sade (Donmar at Wyndham's), John Gabriel Borkman, The Cut and The Vortex.

Hadley Fraser (playing Aufidius) recently starred in The Machine directed by Rourke for the Manchester International Festival. He is best known for playing Marius and, later, Javert in the West End production of Les Miserables and appeared in Tom Hooper's feature film version.

Mark Gatiss (playing Menenius) performed at the Donmar in Rourke's 2012 production of The Recruiting Officer. Other theatre credits include 55 Days (Hampstead Theatre), Season's Greetings (National Theatre) and All About My Mother (Old Vic). He plays Mycroft Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock and was co-creator and star of The League of Gentlemen.

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (playing Virgilia) is best known for playing one of the main protagonists, Katrine Fonsmark, in the BBC series Borgen. On the stage she has starred as Roxie Hart in Chicago, both in Copenhagen and the West End.

Tags: West EndHadley FraserDonmar WarehouseJosie RourkeTom HiddlestonCoriolanusMark GatissDeborah Findlay


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