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Nicola Walker to lead cast of Young Vic’s A View from the Bridge

Nicola Walker in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, for which she won an Olivier award. Photo: Manuel Harlan.
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Nicola Walker and Mark Strong will lead the cast of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre.

Ivo van Hove, who is the director of theatre company Toneelgroep in Holland, will direct the production. He makes his UK debut with the play.

The play runs from April 4 to June 7, with press night on April 11.

Walker, who won an Olivier award for her performance in the National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, will play Beatrice – the wife of Eddie Carbone – who is played by Strong. Strong’s credits include the films Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Zero Dark Thirty.

Other cast members include Michael Gould, Emun Elliott, Phoebe Fox, Richard Hansell, Luke Norris and Jonah Russell.

The production has design and light by Jan Versweyveld, costumes by An d’Huys and sound by Tom Gibbons.

Meanwhile, David Greig’s The Events returns to the theatre following a run in 2013.

Actors Touring Company’s production will run from July 10 to August 2, with press night on July 11.

Ramin Gray directs the production, which has design by Chloe Lamford, lighting by Charles Balfour, sound by Alex Caplen and music by John Brown.