Keeley Hawes is Returning on Stage after a Whole Decade


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Keeley Hawes, the Line of Duty actress is coming back to the stage after a decade with a play. As per the updates, it is coming to know that, Hawes will be seen in the world premiere of the romantic drama The Human Body at London’s Donmar Warehouse. Along with her, there would be Jack Davenport in the drama.

The actress has said she is ‘so thrilled to be returning to the stage’. In addition to that, she has also stated ‘Lucy Kirkwood has created a brilliant, complicated, inspiring role in Iris, and the play tells a wonderfully tender and human story against the backdrop of a significant moment in our country’s history’.

Hawes has also said ‘I’m so thrilled to be returning to the stage, and especially to the Donmar for Michael Longhurst’s swan-song as artistic director’. The artist is extremely excited to come back on the stage. But the audiences are equally excited to see her on stage after 10 long years.

She was last seen on the stage in 2013. But before two weeks she left the production due to some problem with her co-start Sheila Hancock. And later she was also replaced by Rachel Marwood as per the record.

While talking about the play Longhurst has said ‘It has been an unalloyed privilege to helm the Donmar Warehouse for the last five years. There is nowhere more special to me than its auditorium, the moment before the house opens’. He has also added ‘It vibrates with possibility, awaiting a fresh wall of eyes and hearts to embrace it. A tiny breath of quiet on what has been an exhilarating journey through a tumultuous time for our industry’.

In addition to that, he has also stated ‘As I share this final new season, which echoes with revolution, celebrates change and the power of community – and which draws together an incredible collection of international artists and stories – I want to say thank you to all the audiences, staff and artists who have shared this journey with me and animated our space. truly hope you enjoy the shows’.