Just announced - Toby Stephens to play the role of social-scientist Terje R?d-Larsen, with Lydia Leonard as his wife, diplomat Mona Juul and Peter Polycarpou as Ahmed Qurie, the former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority in Oslo.
The 2017 Tony Award? winner transfers direct from a critically acclaimed sold-out run on Broadway for a strictly limited season.
In 1993, in front of the world's press, the leaders of Israel and Palestine shook hands on the lawn of the White House. Few watching would have guessed that the negotiations leading up to this iconic moment started secretly in a castle in the middle of a forest outside Oslo.
Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated the top-secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships between Israeli, Palestinian, Norwegian and American people. Their quiet heroics led to the ground-breaking Oslo Peace Accords.
Multi award-winning director Bartlett Sher's thrilling production of J.T. Rogers' (Blood and Gifts, The Overwhelming) critically acclaimed new play Oslo sets a deeply personal story against an epic historical landscape. Soon to be made into a major feature film, this darkly funny and sweeping new work comes to the West End following a run at the National Theatre.
The National Theatre present The Lincoln Center Theater production of Oslo. Produced in association with Ambassador Theatre Group/Scott Delman.
'A must-see'- The Times
'Can we make peace with enemies? Oslo gives us hope' - New York Daily News
'The stuff of crackling theatre' - New York Times
'Bartlett Sher's striking production of this compelling drama' - Variety