Kim Cattrall to star in Royal Court’s autumn season


Kim Cattrall is to return to the London stage in a new play that forms part of the Royal Court Theatre’s autumn season.

Kim Cattrall and Seth Numrich in Sweet Bird Of Youth. Photo: Tristram KentonThe season will also feature Reece Shearsmith and David Morrissey in a new play by Martin McDonagh, called Hangmen.

Artistic director Vicky Featherstone’s new season was announced earlier this week, and includes Linda by Penelope Skinner, which will star Cattrall.

The show marks Cattrall’s first appearance on the London stage since Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic in 2013.

Linda runs from November 25 to January 9, 2016.

Meanwhile, Shearsmith and Morrissey will star in Hangmen from September 10 to October 10.

Also in the cast of McDonagh’s new play are Josef Davies, James Dryden, Johnny Flynn, Graeme Hawley, Ralph Ineson, Bronwyn James, Ryan Pope, Sally Rogers and Simon Rouse.

The Royal Court’s season also includes David Mumeni and Katie West in Lela and Co by Cordelia Lynn.

This runs from September 3 to October 3.