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Full All About Eve cast joining Gillian Anderson and Lily James confirmed

The show’s cast is complete ahead of its opening next month

Phillipa Peak, Jessie Mei Li and Stuart Nunn
Phillipa Peak, Jessie Mei Li and Stuart Nunn

Complete casting has been announced for All About Eve, which opens in the West End next month.

Directed and adapted for the stage by Ivo van Hove and based on the hit 1950 film of the same name, the piece will star Gillian Anderson and Lily James, alongside a previously announced cast of Monica Dolan, Ian Drysdale, Tsion Habte, Julian Ovenden, Sheila Reid, Rashan Stone, Stanley Townsend, Charles Hagerty, Grace Stone and Philip Voyzey.

Announced today is Jessie Mei Li (making her professional stage debut) who will play the role of Claudia Casswell, with Merric Boyd (The White Witch), Fejiro Emasiobi (I Am Because We Are ), Chanelle Modi (Silent Witness), Stuart Nunn (Network), Phillipa Peak (The Glass Menagerie) and Michael Warburton (Sunny Afternoon) joining the ensemble.

The piece has set and lighting design by Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D'Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons' sound design. Casting is by Julia Horan.

The show begins performances on 2 February with tickets on sale now.