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Unfaithful at Found111 - rehearsal images released

Sean Campion

Preview by Lizzie Guilfoyle

REHEARSAL images have been released from Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful. To view them, click here.

Previously Posted: Following the critically acclaimed, sold out productions of The Dazzle and Bug at Found111, Emily Dobbs Productions is presenting the London premiere of Unfaithful at the pop-up venue on Charing Cross Road – from August 31 (previews from August 25) to October 8, 2016.

A blackly comic new play from Owen McCafferty, it stars Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas and Matthew Lewis. Adam Penford (Watership Down, A Small Family Business) directs.

Tom is enjoying a quiet pint after work. Tara lies awake whilst her boyfriend finishes his shift. When their paths cross, a chain of events is sparked that reveal the unspoken desires and regrets of two relationships on the brink.

Sharply written by award-winning playwright Owen McCafferty, Unfaithful questions what it means to be lovers, partners and people.

Sean Campion, a series regular in the historical TV series The Borgias, has also appeared on television in Rillington Place, Mr Selfridge, Vera, Identity and EastEnders.

His extensive stage credits include Stones In His Pockets (New Ambassadors Theatre) for which he was nominated for the Laurence Oliver Award for Best Actor and received a Drama Desk Special Award; Once A Catholic (Tricycle Theatre); Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Is Gone and Theatre Brothel (Almeida Theatre); Wittenburg (Gate Theatre), Death And The Maiden (Salisbury Playhouse), Gambling (Soho Theatre), Berlin Hannover Express (Hampstead Theatre) and Much Ado About Nothing (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).

Niamh Cusack most recently starred in The Winter’s Tale at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe directed by Michael Longhurst. Previous theatre credits include Ticking (Trafalgar Studios), The Rehearsal (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time (National Theatre/Apollo Theatre), Juno and the Paycock (Bristol Old Vic), Afterplay (Sheffield Crucible), Playboy Of The Western World, Cause Celebre and Dancing At Lughnasa (Old Vic), The Enchantment and His Dark Materials (National Theatre) and Breathing Corpses (Royal Court).

Niamh Cusack

Her screen credits include James Kent’s Testament of Youth (as Sister Jones), Hereafter directed by Clint Eastwood and The Closer You Get (film); Rebellion, Silent Witness, New Tricks, Best of Men, Henry IV, Lewis and Midsummer Murders (TV).

Ruta Gedmintas’ stage credits include Backbeat (Duke of York’s Theatre), What Every Woman Knows (Royal Exchange) and Primary (Hampstead Theatre). On television, she has appeared in The Strain, The Tudors, The Borgias, Ripper Street, The Guilty and Lip Service. On film, in 2016 she will star in A Street Cat Named Bob having previously starred in Tonight You’re Mine.

Matthew Lewis starred as Neville Longbottom in all of the Harry Potter films and has since gone on to star in many feature films including most recently, Me Before You directed by Thea Sharrock. His other screen credits include The Wasteland and Terminal (film); Ripper Street, Happy Valley, Bluestone 42, The Syndicate and Death in Paradise (TV). He has also appeared on stage in Verdict (Bill Kenwright Ltd) and Our Boys (Duchess Theatre).

Owen McCafferty is an award-winning playwright. His recent play, Quietly, will receive its US premiere in New York in July 2016. It was first produced at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin in 2012 as part of their Great Irish Writers Season and was nominated for Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards. In 2013, the Abbey Production of Quietly played at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh Festival before transferring to London’s Soho Theatre.

At present, McCafferty is commissioned to write the book and lyrics for Mojo Mickybo The Musical and has just delivered a new play called Tipping Point for The Abbey Theatre. He has recently written the libretti for two short operas – May Contain Flash Photography and lovegolglove.

Unfaithful contains adult themes and is therefore suitable for ages 14+.

Tickets: all seats £35 (with no booking fee) – available from the box office on 020 7478 0100 or online at found111.co.uk/.

Times: Monday to Saturday at 7.45pm; Wednesday matinee at 3pm; Saturday matinee at 3pm.