Laura Carmichael joins cast of Apologia

Laura Carmichael joins the cast of Apologia at Trafalgar Studios

Laura Carmichael will join the cast of Apologia alongside Emmy and Tony award-winner Stockard Channing when it opens at Trafalgar Studios in July 2017. Carmichael, best known for portraying Lady Edith Crawley in the internationally acclaimed series Downton Abbey and was last seen on stage in Jamie Lloyd’s adaptation of Genet’s The Maids. Laura will play Trudi, the American partner of Peter (played by Joseph … Read more

First Look at Uzo Aduba in The Maids

Uzo Aduba in The Maids for the Jamie Lloyd Theatre Company at Trafalgar Studios

In a luxurious bedroom, two maids fantasise about killing their employer, playing out dangerous and sadistic scenarios as they plan her violent death. An intense psychological thriller seething with unique theatricality and brimming with intrigue, The Maids is a vicious analysis of the class system, and a provocative exploration of gender and sexuality. Uzo Aduba and Zawe Ashton play the maids, Solange and Claire. Laura … Read more

Jamie Lloyd to direct Uzo Aduba, Zawe Ashton and Laura Carmichael in The Maids

Uzo Aduba to appear in Jamie Lloyd's production of The Maids at Trafalgar Studios.

The Jamie Lloyd Company has announced that it’s first production for 2016 will be the UK premiere of a contemporary adaptation of The Maids by Jean Genet at Trafalgar Studios. The production will star Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black), Zawe Ashton (Spendour) and Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey). In a luxurious bedroom, two maids fantasise about killing their employer, playing out dangerous and sadistic … Read more