1st Night Photos: Lily James & Matthew Kelly in Southwark SeagullDate: 13 November 2012
The Southwark Playhouse continues its final season in its London Bridge home with a starry reimagining of Chekhov's The Seagull, which opened last night (12 November 2012, previews from 8 November).
PHOTOS BY DAN WOOLLER FOR WHATSONSTAGE.COM
The Seagull, part of Southwark Playhouse’s final season beneath the arches of London Bridge Station, marks Russell Bolam’s second play in the Main House this year following Philip Ridley’s Shivered.
Matthew Kelly's theatre credits including Of Mice and Men, for which he won the Olivier award for Best Actor, Educating Rita, Legally Blonde, Buried Child and Waiting for Godot.
Lily James was recently seen in Downton Abbey and as Desdemona in Daniel Evans' production of Othello at the Crucible Sheffield; Joseph Drake was recently nominated for a South Bank Sky Arts Award and longlisted for an Evening Standard Best Newcomer Award.