Bond Girl, Gemma Arterton, most recently star in the film, Tamara Drewe, is making her debut at The Almeida Theatre in The Master Builder, directed by Travis Preston in Kenneth McLeish’s translation of Henrik Ibsen’s original play.
She is joined by Stephene Dillane, Patrick Godfrey, Emma Hamilton, Anastasia Hille, John Light and Jack Shepherd.
Earlier this year she made her West End debut in The Little Dog Laughed at the Garrick Theatre. She made her film debut in St Trinian’s as Head Girl Kelly Jones and went on to play Bond girl Strawberry Fields in Quantum of Solace as well as Io in Clash of the Titans and Princess Tamina in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. She can currently be seen on screen playing the title role in Tamara Drewe. On stage she was also seen as Rosaline in Love’s Labour’s Lost at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. On television she played Elizabeth Bennett in Lost in Austen and Tess in Tess of the D’Urbervilles.â¨
12 November-8 January, Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, Islington, London N1. â¨Box office: (020) 7359 4404; www.almeida.co.uk.
Photos: Simon Annand.