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Final casting announced for Two Ladies at the Bridge Theatre

Raghad Chaar

Casting news

FINAL casting has been announced for Nancy Harris’ new play Two Ladies, which runs at the Bridge Theatre for a strictly limited six week season – from September 25 (previews from September 14) to October 26, 2019.

Joining previously announced Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitešić are Lorna Brown, Raghad Chaar (pictured) and Yoli Fuller.

Lorna Brown (Sandy) was last on stage in the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. Her other theatre credits include Wings (Young Vic), Bodies and Torn (Royal Court Theatre), Medea, Blurred Lines, Damned by Despair (National Theatre) and The Oresteia (Almeida Theatre and Trafalgar Studios).

Brown’s screen credits include The Devils, Chewing Gum, Press, The Catherine Tate Show and French and Saunders (TV); The Jungle Book, The Lady in the Van, Les Misérables and World War Z (film).

Raghad Chaar (Fatima) made her professional stage debut in How to Hold your Breath at the Royal Court Theatre. Her television credits include The State and Collateral.

Yoli Fuller (Georges) made his UK stage debut in Mosquitoes at the National Theatre. His previous theatre credits, all in France, include The Tragedy of Hamlet, B.A.B.A.R (Le Transparent Noir), Pushup, Les Trois Mousquetaires, Huckleberry Finn and Espejo. On television, his credits include ITV’s The Widow, BBC One’s Silent Witness and the Netflix original series No Second Chances.

As their husbands clash over an international crisis, the first ladies of France and America find themselves alone together in a side room. Friends, or enemies? When the stakes are so high, can they trust each other? Can they trust their husbands?

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, Two Ladies has set and costume designs by Anna Fleischle, lighting by Johanna Town, sound by George Dennis and music by Grant Olding.

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