The Crown

The Crown
Hansard, from 22 August at the National Theatre!

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Bristol Old Vic

Alex was one of a group of well-known theatre actors to sign a letter to the Times expressing concern for the future of the Bristol Old Vic Company. Other actors to sign are Roger Allam, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Nicholas Farrell, Deborah Findlay, Edward Fox, Stella Gonet, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Martin Shaw, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Stewart and many more.

The letter to the Times

Wednesday, July 25, 2007


Alex is reading Perelandra on BBC 7 at the moment. The series started last Monday 23 July and there are 18 episodes. Each episode can be listened to for a week after initial broadcast.

Perelandra on BBC7

Thanks again to Penny!

Present Laughter

The National Theatre has announced more details of "Present Laughter". It begins previewing in the Lyttelton on 25 September before opening on 2 October. Howard Davies is to direct, the cast includes Lisa Dillon, Sara Stewart and Sarah Woodward.

Priority Members booking opens 27 July, Advance Members booking opens 4 August, Public booking opens 15 August

National Theatre Website

Monday, July 09, 2007


Alex is to appear in BBC One's modern version of Rapunzel later this year. The adaptation is to be set in the competitive world of tennis, and Alex will play an ex-tennis player turned pundit.

For more information: Easier