Alison Steadman replaced by Pennie Downie in Hampstead's Rabbit Hole
Steadman has withdrawn from the production prior to the start of rehearsals
Producers have announced that Penny Downie (Downton Abbey, The Fairy Queen, Judgement Day) will replace Alison Steadman in the role of Nat in Hampstead Theatre's production of Rabbit Hole. Steadman has withdrawn from the production prior to the start of rehearsals due to personal reasons.
Hampstead Theatre artistic director Edward Hall said:
"We are delighted to welcome Penny Downie to Hampstead Theatre for the UK premiere of Rabbit Hole. The company is looking forward to be working with her and we hope to welcome Alison back to the venue in the future."
Rabbit Hole will run at Hampstead Theatre from 4 February to 5 March.