Lucy Bailey (pictured) is a director whose recent credits include Timon of Athens and Titus Andronicus at the Globe, Lady From the Sea at the Birmingham Rep, The Night Season at the National and Glass Eels and Comfort Me With Apples at the Hampstead Theatre. She returns to the Hampstead this month to direct Noel Coward's Private Lives (27 January to 28 February, previews from 22 January), which stars Jasper Britton and Claire Price and opens the venue's 50-year anniversary season.
Actress Claire Price’s many classical theatre credits – at the RSC, National, Sheffield Crucible and elsewhere – include The Tempest, Don Carlos (both with Derek Jacobi), Brand (with Ralph Fiennes), Cyrano de Bergerac (with Stephen Rea), The Relapse (with Alex Jennings), Much Ado About Nothing, The Lady from the Sea, Doctor Faustus, As You Like It, Volpone and Twelfth Night. Her accolades to date include an Ian Charleson Award and a Whatsonstage.com Award nomination. She’s currently starring in John Webster’s bloody Jacobean revenge tragedy The White Devil at the Menier Chocolate Factory. It’s the first classical piece staged by the 150-seat Southwark-based powerhouse, which is best known for its West End and Broadway-bound musical revivals.