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First look: Kenneth Branagh in The Entertainer

An image of the actor in ”The Entertainer” has been released

A first look at Sir Kenneth Branagh in John Osborne's The Entertainer has been released.

Branagh will star in the revival production as Archie Rice. Directed by Rob Ashford The Entertainer also stars John Hurt as Billie Rice, Phil Dunster, Jonah Hauer-King, Pip Jordan, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi and Kate Tydman. The piece is set in seedy music halls during post-war Britain and was famously first played by Laurence Olivier in 1957.

Tickets are now available for the live cinema broadcast on 27 October.

The Entertainer runs at the Garrick Theatre from 30 August to 12 November

See Kenneth Branagh as Archie Rice below

Kenneth Branagh in The Entertainer
Kenneth Branagh in The Entertainer
(© Johan Persson)