Tamsin Greig and John Sessions star in William Boyd play

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Tamsin Greig and John Sessions will lead the cast in Longing, the debut play by novelist William Boyd, which opens at the Hampstead Theatre next month.

The play, which is adapted from two short stories by Anthon Chekhov, will be directed by Nina Raine. The cast also includes Jonathan Bailey, Natasha Little, Eve Ponsonby and Catrin Stewart. It is designed by Lizzie Clachan, with lighting by James Farncombe and sound by Gareth Fry, and is produced by Hampstead Theatre.

Longing will run from February 28 to April 13, with press night on March 7.