Annis was seen in the West End earlier this year, along with Catherine Tate, in David Eldridge’s Under the Blue Sky. Her other myriad stage credits include Epitaph for George Dillon, Blood, Shoreditch Madonna, Henry IV, The Vortex, Ghosts, Mrs Klein and the Hackney Hamlet with Ralph Fiennes. She’s recently been seen on screen in Cranford.
The first Priestley play revived at the NT since Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning 1992 production of An Inspector Calls, Time and the Conways centres on another seemingly golden family and, from the perspective of daughter Kay’s 21st birthday in 1919, shuttles into their future and back again to see where the seeds of their downfall were planted. Also confirmed for the cast is Adrian Scarborough.
Since winning a hat trick of Best Director awards for last year’s Patrick Stewart-led Macbeth, Goold has remained busy with productions including Six Characters in Search of an Author, No Man’s Land and the upcoming Oliver! in the West End.
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- by Terri Paddock