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Cate Blanchett in When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other at the National: first look photos

Blanchett will be making her National Theatre debut in the play alongside Stephen Dillane

Cate Blanchett and Stephen Dillane
© Stephen Cummiskey

Photos have been released offering a first look at Cate Blanchett's eagerly anticipated National Theatre debut.

Starring opposite Stephen Dillane in Martin Crimp's new play When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: Twelve Variations on Samuel Richardson's Pamela, the piece runs in the venue's Dorfman space and is directed by Katie Mitchell.


Further casting for the show includes Babirye Bukilwa, Jessica Gunning, Emma Hindle and Craig Miller, and the production has set design by Vicki Mortimer, costume design by Sussie Juhlin-Wallén, lighting by James Farncombe, sound by Melanie Wilson and movement by Joseph Alford.

The show has already seen one preview audience-member faint.