Hugh Bonneville, Miranda Hart, Julie Walters and Patrick Stewart Star in THE MOUSETRAP Charity Performance, Nov 18
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by BWW News Desk
According to the Daily Mail, Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville, Call The Midwife's Miranda Hart, and stage and film stars Julie Walters and Patrick Stewart will take part in a fundraising performance of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap this Sunday, November 18, at the St. Martin's Theatre.
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The headlining actors will be joined by Tamsin Greig, Nicholas Farrell, Iain Glen and Harry Lloyd. The Mousetrap will be directed by Phyllida Lloyd to raise funds for the theatre education charity Mousetrap Theatre.
Hugh Bonneville spent seven seasons with The National Theatre, appearing in School For Wives, Yerma, Entertaining Strangers, Juno and the Paycock, The School for Scandal and The Devil's Disciple. He then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and his credits there include Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Alchemist, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, The Virtuso, Amphibians and Hamlet (alongside Kenneth Branagh). Bonneville has also worked on projects for the Donmar Warehouse, The Old Vic and more. Current star of the television drama Downton Abbey, Bonneville has also appeared in The Cazalets, Take a Girl Like You, Armadillo, Daniel Deronda, The Commander, The Gathering Storm, Love Again, Doctor Who and more. His film credits include Notting Hill, Mansfield Park, Shanghai, Iris, French Film and many more.
Actor and stand-up comedian Miranda Hart writes and stars in the BBC sitcom "Miranda" and has also appeared in French and Saunders, Hyperdrive and, of course, BBC's Call the Midwife as 'Chummy Browne'.
Julie Walters starred in this summer's The Last of the Haussmans at the Royal National Theatre, created the title role in Educating Rita on the West End, appeared opposite Liza Minnelli in Stepping Out and won an Olivier Award in 2001 for her performance in All My Sons. Her film credits include the Harry Potter series, Billy Elliot, Calendar Girls, Driving Lessons, Mamma Mia! and more.
Patrick Stewart has appeared on Broadway in A Life in the Theatre, Macbeth, The Caretaker, A Christmas Carol (which he also directed), The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream. He began his stage career with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Stewart is well known for his role as 'Captain Jean-Luc Picard' in Star Trek: Next Generation as well as 'Professor Charles Xavier' in the X-Men film series.