Gemma Chan in Yellow Face at the NT Shed
(© Simon Annand)

Jamie Lloyd is returning to Trafalgar Studios later this year for a new season of work opening with a revival of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming starring Gemma Chan as Ruth.

The production, which marks the 50th anniversary of the play, will run for 12 weeks from 14 November 2015, with tickets to Monday performances costing £15.

The cast will also feature John Simm (Lenny), Gary Kemp (Teddy), Ron Cook (Max), Keith Allen (Sam) and John Macmillan (Joey).

The Homecoming sees eldest brother Teddy return with wife Ruth to his North London home after six years in America. An unsettling show of one-upmanship develops as his father and brothers battle to impress her.

Ruth finds herself increasingly comfortable in her new family, as savage psychological rivalry, fraught with sexual tension, escalates into a disturbing challenge to moral and social order.

The production will be designed by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting by Richard Howell and sound by George Dennis.

Lloyd said: "This is a significant anniversary for this iconic, game-changing play and I couldn't be more excited to be creating it with this dynamic cast of powerful actors. This production is the first project from our company's new and ambitious slate of work that I can't wait to announce over the coming months."

Tickets to The Homecoming go on sale on 22 September.