Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams to star in Almeida’s Mary Stuart
Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams are to star in Mary Stuart at the Almeida Theatre later this year.
They will alternate the play's central roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, deciding each performance with the toss of a coin.
Robert Icke will direct the Friedrich Schiller play, which he has also adapted.
Hildegard Bechtler will design the set, with lighting by Jackie Shemesh, video by Tim Reid and original music by Laura Marling.
It runs at the north London venue from December 2 to January 21, with press night on December 8.
Casting is by Julia Horan.