She’s playing Alice, a troubled sheepshearer who is preparing a meal for herself while ruminating over a past life of harrowing sexual abuse at the hands of a monstrous father (played in sinister flashback by Sean Bean).
BBC Worldwide is handling international distribution. West is repped by Tavistock Wood and WME; Oyelowo is with CAA, Hamilton Hodell and Inphenate; Collins is at CAA.
Dominic West, Denise Gough and Mel Giedroyc are among the performers announced for the no-rehearsal, no-preparation Nassim Plays, which run at the Bush Theatre in a celebration of the work of Nassim Soleimanpour.
Soleimanpour returns to the Bush Theatre for two weeks of programming with four of the Iranian playwright’s works playing in repertory over the duration of two weeks.
Andrew's wonderful dramatisation opens up the character in fresh ways that I've never seen before in previous adaptations."And with this amazing cast coming together it really feels like it could be something very special indeed."Andrew Davies will be basing his version on Victor Hugo's original novel rather than the popular stage musical from Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel."This is such an intense and gut-wrenching story and I am delighted that this esteemed ensemble of actors will be bringing it to life – led by Dominic West and David Oyelowo in the iconic roles of Jean Valjean and his nemesis Javert," Davies commented."In Valjean, we see the terrifying anger and resentment against society but also the tenderness that is hidden deep in his complex psyche.
Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour loved hosting boozy weekends at her beach house in Mastic, New York, this summer with actor pals Damian Lewis and Dominic West, a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.