Natascha McElhone, Mark Bazeley and Kristin Davis star in Trevor Nunn’s production of Fatal Attraction at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Fatal Attraction is a story of obsession and revenge explores how a chance meeting in a bar and a casual encounter quickly becomes a living nightmare for Dan Gallagher, a successful New York lawyer, and his young family. After spending one weekend with the gorgeous Alex Forrest, he assumes he can just walk away, but Alex is a woman who refuses to be ignored. She pursues Dan and his family with terrifying consequences.
‘A slickly staged, sleekly designed thriller.’ Daily Telegraph
‘Fans of psychological suspense will thrill to this show.’ Daily Mail
‘Natascha McElhone is fabulously foxy and dangerous’ Mail on Sunday
‘Bunny boilingly brilliant!’ Sunday Mirror
‘A blood-pumping, nail-biting thriller’ Digital Spy
‘Nothing short of mesmeric. At times its cinematic at others operatic but most of the time it operates in the magical realm which makes theatre so enthralling - the story is brilliant.’The Good Review
Natascha McElhone’s (Alex Forrest) extensive film credits include Surviving Picasso, The Truman Show, The Devil’s Own, Ronin, Solaris, The Secret of Moonacre Manor, Mrs Dalloway, Laurel Canyon, Ladies in Lavender, The Kid, Theatre of Dreams and Love’s Labour’s Lost. Her many television credits include NBC’s mini-series Revelations, The Company and Sleepyhead for Sky TV. McElhone stars as Karen in the popular Showtime TV series Californication, now airing its last and final season.
Mark Bazeley (Dan Gallagher) was last on stage in Trevor Nunn’s production of Scenes from a Marriage at the St James’ Theatre. His other theatre credits include Our New Girl for the Bush Theatre, The Seagull for the National Theatre, Death of a Salesman at the Lyric Theatre, Macbeth at the Albery Theatre, Homebody/Kabul for the Young Vic and The Real Thing for the Donmar Warehouse.
Kristin Davis makes her West End stage debut as Beth Gallagher. She is best known on television for playing Charlotte in HBO’s Sex and the City. Her other television credits include Melrose Place, Bad Teacher, Will & Grace, Friends, Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show and ER. Her many film credits include Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Sex and The City 1 & 2, Couples Retreat, Deck The Halls, The Shaggy Dog and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D.
Trevor Nunn returns to the Theatre Royal Haymarket where as Artistic Director he directed Flare Path, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Tempest and The Lion In Winter.
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