Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw star in Peter and Alice at the Noel Coward Theatre, directed by Michael Grandage.
Peter and Alice is set in 1932 when Alice Liddell Hargreaves met Peter Llewellyn Davies at the opening of a Lewis Carroll exhibition... the original Alice in Wonderland came face to face with the original Peter Pan. Enchantment and reality collide as this brief encounter lays bare the lives of these two extraordinary characters.
Judi Dench's theatre credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Rose Theatre, Kingston), Madame de Sade (Donmar West End), Hay Fever, The Breath of Life (Haymarket Theatre), Merry Wives of Windsor, All's Well That Ends Well (RSC), Amy's View (National Theatre and Broadway) and A Little Night Music (National Theatre). Her television credits include Cranford, As Time Goes By and Last of the Blonde Bombshells. Her numerous film credits include Skyfall, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, J. Edgar, My Week With Marilyn, Jane Eyre, The Quantum of Solace, Notes on a Scandal, Casino Royale, Mrs Henderson Presents, Pride and Prejudice, Iris, Chocolat, Shakespeare in Love (Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress) and Mrs Brown.
Ben Whishaw's theatre work includes The Pride (Lucille Lortel Theatre), Cock (Royal Court Theatre), Some Trace of Her, The Seagull (National Theatre), Leaves of Glass (Soho Theatre), Mercury Fur (Paines Plough) and Hamlet (Old Vic). For television, his credits include Richard II, The Hour, All Signs of Death, Criminal Justice (International Emmy Award for Best Actor), Nathan Barley and Other People's Children. Film include For Viola and Piano, Skyfall, Cloud Atlas, The Tempest, Bright Star, Brideshead Revisited, I'm Not There and Perfume.
Peter and Alice is John Logan's his play since Red, which which won six Tony Awards in 2010. His other plays include Never the Sinner and Hauptmann. His film work includes Skyfall, Hugo, Rango, Coriolanus, Sweeney Todd, The Aviator, Gladiator, The Last Samurai and Any Given Sunday.
The Peter and Alice cast also includes Olly Alexander, Ruby Bentall, Stefano Braschi, Nicholas Farrell and Derek Riddell.
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