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The actress will star in a play about British scientist Rosalind Franklin
'Do these stairs go up?'
Other highlights include a new play about education starring Rob Brydon and Ibsen's Master Builder with Ralph Fiennes
The composer made the comments as he picked up an award in London last week
Theatre needs to offer audiences more than they can get from a night in with Mad Men
Overheard at the theatre: Some of the funniest audience comments First look at Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss and more in rehearsals for The Vote
Matt Trueman: 'Classics no longer guarantee box office success'
Test your theatre knowledge: Musical theatre DEF
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: When the show must not go on
Exclusive: Cast rehearse RSC's Merchant of Venice