Stage return for Campbell Moore

Published March 9, 2010

Stephen Campbell Moore and Jemima Rooper are to join David Suchet and Zoe Wanamaker in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, which plays at the Apollo theatre from 19 May.

Moore plays Chris, the son of Suchet’s Joe Keller, a man embroiled in a scandal over defective fighter plane engines. Chris’s mother (Wanamaker) can’t accept the death of her other son, a pilot thought to have been killed in World War II, nor can she accept that her dead son’s fiancée (Rooper) has transferred her affections to Chris.

Campbell Moore is well known for his role as Irwin in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, which he originated at the National Theatre and on Broadway before going on to reprise his performance on screen. He has previously worked on stage for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Almeida theatre, while his screen credits also include Ashes To Ashes, Wallis And Edward and A Short Stay In Switzerland.

Rooper has recently been seen on stage in All My Sons director Howard Davies’s production of Her Naked Skin at the National Theatre, as well as The Power Of Yes, also at the NT, and The Great Game: Afghanistan at the Tricycle theatre.

Also joining the cast is Daniel Lapaine, whose stage work includes Scenes From The Back Of Beyond and F***ing Games at the Royal Court. The Australian actor came to prominence in the film Muriel’s Wedding and has other film credits including Double Jeopardy and Collusion.

All My Sons plays at the Apollo theatre following Jerusalem, which ends its run on 24 April.

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