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Antony Sher, Hayley Squires and Russell Tovey cast in Pinter at the Pinter season

Also joining the huge Pinter celebration are Jessica Barde, Kate O'Flynn and Luke Thallon.

Hayley Squires, Anthony Sher and Russell Tovey
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Further casting has been announced for the Pinter at the Pinter season, which sees all of playwright Harold Pinter's one-act plays performed over autumn and winter.

The plays are grouped together and performed on separate evenings from September until February, with the full line-up and calendar available here.

Antony Sher and Kate O'Flynn will join Paapa Essiedu and Maggie Steed in the first collection of the season, composed of One for the Road, The New World Order, Mountain Language and Ashes to Ashes, directed by Jamie Lloyd and Lia Williams.

Sher, who is making his Pinter debut, said: "This is a very special project for me - I've always longed to be in a Pinter play, and now at last I've got my chance. And what a play this is! One For the Road shows Pinter at the height of his powers, I believe."

Hayley Squires and Russell Tovey will join John Macmillan and David Suchet in The Lover and The Collection, while Jessica Barden (known for her role in The End of the F**king World) will lead the cast of Night School.

Luke Thallon will join Rupert Graves, Jane Horrocks, Emma Naomi and Nicholas Woodeson in Patrick Marber-directed trio of plays The Room, Victoria Station and Family Voices.

Pinter's previously unperformed satirical sketch The Pres and an Officer will be performed from 6 September to 20 October alongside One for the Road, The New World Order, Mountain Language and Ashes to Ashes. A savage attack on the US presidency, the role of the President played by special guest performers.

Penelope Wilton will make 12 guest appearances performing Pinter's witty monologue Tess in November.

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