The Crown

The Crown
Alex as the Duke of Windsor

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Back at the National

Alex will be joining the National Theatre again towards the end of the year. The company has two short pieces planned to accompany the new Alan Bennett play "People', both performed by Alex as Alan Bennett.

Performed alongside People at the Lyttelton will be Hymn (a 30-minute piece beginning November 22) and Cocktail Sticks a 60-minute piece beginning December 5), two recollections by Bennett. The pieces will be directed by Nicholas Hytner.

For more infomation: Theatermania and The National Theatre.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Lady Vanishes

Alex will play the professor in a new BBC One adaptation of The Lady Vanishes. Other parts will be played by Keeley Hawes, Tuppence Middleton, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Gemma Jones and Tom Hughes. The film will be shown on BBC One at Christmas. Filming starts in August in Budapest.

The production was announced by the BBC earlier this week. More information at BBC Press Centre.