Alison Steadman to star in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit in the West End next year.
Produced by the Theatre Royal Bath, the new version will be directed by Thea Sharrock. Her latest production is Terence Rattigan’s After the Dance.
Blithe Spirit is scheduled to run from March 2 to June 18, 2011 with a press night on March 9 in the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue.
Alison Steadman will play the clairvoyant in the play, in which a couple conjure up the ghost of the husband’s first wife.
The actress previously worked with Theatre Royal Bath Productions on Enjoy by Alan Bennett, which was performed at the nearby Gielgud Theatre.