Follow Us on Twitter

Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Elaine Cassidy replaces Michelle Dockery

Casting news

ELAINE Cassidy will be taking on the role of Madame de Tourvel in the Donmar’s production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, replacing Michelle Dockery who regrettably has had to withdraw from the production prior to the start of rehearsals.

Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke, who will be directing Les Liaisons Dangereuses, said:

‘We are delighted to welcome Elaine Cassidy back to the Donmar playing Madame de Tourvel. I can’t wait to work with Elaine and our fantastic company when rehearsals start on Monday, and hope to work with Michelle in the future’.

Elaine Cassidy returns to the Donmar after starring in Lyndsey Turner’s critically-acclaimed production of Brian Friel’s Fathers and Sons in 2014 and Les Parents Terribles at Trafalgar Studios alongside Frances Barber and Tom Byam Shaw in 2010. Her other theatre credits include Deluge (Hampstead Theatre), There Came a Gypsy Riding (Almeida Theatre), The Crucible (RSC) and Scenes from the Big Picture (National Theatre).

Her screen work includes Mum’s List, Strangeways: Here We Come, Icon, Just Henry, And When Did You Last See Your Father, The Bay of Love and Sorrow, The Others, Disco Pigs, Felicia’s Journey and The Sun, the Moon and the Stars (film); The Paradise, The Miraculous Year, Harper’s Island, Little White Lie, A Room with a View, Fingersmith, Uncle Adolf, Watermelon, The Lost World, Mission Top Secret and Glenroe (TV).

In Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Cassidy will be joining Adjoa Andoh, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Morfydd Clark, Edward Holcroft, Janet McTeer, Jennifer Saayeng, Una Stubbs and Dominic West.

Read more about Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

NB: Les Liaisons Dangereuses will be broadcast live in cinemas in partnership with National Theatre Live on January 28, 2016. For more information visit

The first Barclays Front Row £10 tickets will go on sale at 10am on Monday, November 30.

Tickets: Previews (December 11-15): Stalls £35, £30, £10*; Circle £30, £15, £10*. Then, Stalls £37.50, £32.50, £10*; Circle £32.50, £17.50, £10*. To book, call the box office on 0844 871 7624 (booking fee of £2.50 per transaction) or visit

*£10 tickets are made available every Monday two weeks before the performance as part of Barclays Front Row. For more information please visit Excludes certain performances.

Concessions: For over 60s, £37.50 tickets reduced to £30 and £32.50 tickets reduced to £25 (matinees only). £17.50 for disabled customers. Tickets must be booked in advance and proof of eligibility must be shown on collection.

Standing Tickets: £7.50 standing tickets are available every day from 10am in person at the Box Office.

Times: Monday to Saturday evenings at 7.30pm, Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm.

Assisted Performances: Tickets cost £17.50. To book call 020 7845 5822 or email For all other access enquiries or bookings call 0844 871 7677.

Captioned Performance – Monday, January 25 at 7.30pm (captioned by Stagetext).

Audio-Described Performance – Saturday, January 30 at 2.30pm (audio-described by Vocaleyes), (Touch Tour at 1.30pm).

To book tickets for the above performances please call 020 7845 8573 or email For all other access enquiries or bookings, call 0844 871 7677.

The UK premiere of Christopher Shinn’s Teddy Ferrara continues at the Donmar Warehouse until December 5, 2015.