Bullmore play bows in London in fall
Anna Mackmin (“The Real Thing,” “Dancing at Lughnasa”) will helm “Di and Viv and Rose,” the new play by thesp-turned-scribe Amelia Bullmore. Their previous collaboration on Bullmore’s “Mammals” won the debuting playwright the 2006 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the annual kudo awarded to distaff, English-language legit scribes.
Running Sept. 14-Oct. 15 in the downstairs space at London new-writing venue the Hampstead Theater, the play stars Claudie Blakely, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Walker. It’s designed by Paul Wills.
Bullmore’s other plays include a new version of Ibsen’s “Ghosts,” premiered by Mackmin at London’s Gate theater. She also acted in the ensemble of Matthew Warchus’ Tony-winning production of Alan Ayckbourn’s “The Norman Conquests.”