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Further casting announced for Classic Spring's production of An Ideal Husband

Casting news

CLASSIC Spring has announced that Sally Bretton and Nathaniel Parker will join Edward Fox, Freddie Fox and Frances Barber in Jonathan Church’s forthcoming production of An Ideal Husband.

Part of Classic Spring’s year-long Oscar Wilde season at the Vaudeville Theatre, it runs from April 20 to July 14, 2018.

Sally Bretton, who plays Lady Chiltern, stars in the long-running BBC1 series Not Going Out alongside Lee Mack; the new series begins later this week. And as well as starring in the BBC1 crime drama Death in Paradise, her other screen credits include Absolute Power, Green Wing and The Office. Her stage work includes King Lear at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Nathaniel Parker plays Sir Robert Chiltern. He recently starred as Henry VIII in the RSC’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies in the West End and on Broadway. His other stage credits include The Audience with Helen Mirren and James Graham’s This House in the West End. His screen work includes the title role in the BBC1 series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.

An Ideal Husband is Wilde’s sharp and witty exploration of corruption, blackmail and honour. Political sin enters the heart of the English home as ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s ascent to the top seems assured, until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery…

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