Ruth Gemmell joins John Simm in Sheffield Theatres' BetrayalDate: 3 May 2012EastEndersí star Ruth Gemmell has joined the cast of a Sheffield Theatresí forthcoming revival of Harold Pinterís Betrayal, which runs in the Crucible Theatre from 17 May to 9 June 2012.
In Betrayal, Pinterís innovative use of reverse chronology traces back the intricate details of a love affair conducted under a veil of dishonesty and deception.
The casting decision comes after the news that Juliet Aubrey has left the production due to unforeseen circumstances.
Gemmell is best known for playing the recurring character of Debra in EastEnders and for co-starring with Colin Firth in the film Fever Pitch. Her stage credits include Coram Boy at the National and the RSCís productions of King Lear and Macbeth.
- Rebecca Hussein