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Mark Rylance to return to the West End in Nice Fish

The hit comedy transfers following a sold out run at St Ann’s Warehouse in New York

Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
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Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed comedy Nice Fish will transfer to the West End direct from its sold out run at St Ann’s Warehouse in New York.

Oscar-winner Rylance (Jerusalem, Farinelli and the King) will star in the production, directed by his wife Claire van Kampen, who also authored Farinelli and the King.

Nice Fish sees Rylance collaborate with American poet Jenkins, in a comic story about an ice fishing expedition.

The production will open at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 25 November, tickets go on general sale here 10 July at 10am. Audience members who turn up dressed as a fish or fisherman can claim a complimentary ticket in a private box.

Rylance will be joined on stage by the full New York cast including Jim Lichtscheidl, Kayli Carter, Bob Davis and Raye Birk.

Nice Fish runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 25 November 2016 to 21 January 2017, with previews from 15 November.

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