Professor Russell Jackson has been working in rehearsals as text adviser with co-directors Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of The Winter's Tale at the Garrick Theatre, London.
The first preview was on Saturday the 17 October, and the press day for this and the Terence Rattigan double bill of the backstage comedy Harlequinade and the monologue All On Her Own (with Zoe Wanamaker) was on the 7th November. Kenneth Branagh plays Leontes, with Miranda Raison as Hermione, Judi Dench as Paulina and Michael Pennington as Antigonus. Hadley Fraser, a Drama and Theatre Arts alumnus, plays Polixenes. The production will be broadcast live to cinemas on the 26 November.