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Cast joining Imelda Staunton in Follies at the National announced

Tracie Bennett and Peter Forbes are among the additions to the cast

Tracie Bennett, Imelda Staunton and Peter Forbes
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Further casting for Follies at the National Theatre has been announced.

Tracie Bennett and Peter Forbes will join the previously announced cast including Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee.

Dominic Cooke will direct the cast which will also include Josephine Barstow and Philip Quast.

With a book by James Goldman, and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Follies is about the reunion of the Weismann's Follies in a crumbling Broadway theatre, scheduled for demolition.

The musical includes songs such as "Losing My Mind", "I'm Still Here" and "Could I Leave You?"

Follies will open at the National Theatre in August 2017.

Click here to read the full National season announcemnt

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