Odds & Ends: GOT’s Owen Teale Set for West End & More

first_imgOwen Teale Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Game of Thrones’ Owen Teale Tapped for No Man’s LandTony winner Owen Teale (A Doll’s House) will play Briggs in No Man’s Land opposite Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. Known recently for playing Ser Alliser Thorne in HBO’s Game of Thrones, Teale joins a production that will first tour the U.K. this summer before landing in the West End. Directed by Sean Mathias, Harold Pinter’s classic is set to run September 8 through December 17, with opening night scheduled for September 20 at the Wyndham’s Theatre.Tom Burke to Dive Into Deep Blue SeaTom Burke, who appeared as the naughty Dolokhov in A&E, Lifetime and the History Channel’s War & Peace, has been enlisted for The Deep Blue Sea at the U.K.’s National Theatre, writes the Daily Mail. The previously announced revival of Terence Rattigan’s play about a woman who leaves her respectable High Court Judge husband for a semi-alcoholic former RAF pilot, will be led by Helen McCrory, and is set to begin previews at the Lyttelton Theatre on June 1.Hugh Dancy Boards Fifty Shades DarkerAnother stage vet has been tapped for the Fifty Shades franchise. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Broadway alum Hugh Dancy (Venus in Fur) will play psychiatrist Dr. John Flynn in the second installment of the screen adaptation of EL James’ erotic novels. Jamie Dornan’s character Christian Grey feels the need to call in Flynn after his ex, Mrs. Elena “Robinson” Lincoln, comes back into his life. She’ll be played by Kim Basinger…The film is currently shooting in Vancouver and is slated for release on February 10, 2017.Theatre World Accolade for Bernadette PetersBernadette Peters will be honored with the 4th Annual John Willis Award at the 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards ceremony on May 23 at Circle in the Square, home of the Tony-winning tuner Fun Home. Bestowed for lifetime achievement in the theater, previous recipients include Alan Alda, Christopher Plummer and Chita Rivera. Since it’s Friday, and to pay tribute to the legendary Tony winner and Doganizer, here’s a flashback to Peters performing “Rose’s Turn” at the 57th annual Tony Awards in 2003. You’re welcome. View Commentslast_img

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