facebook play-alt chevron-thin-right chevron-thin-left cancel location info chevron-thin-down star-full help-with-circle calendar images mail whatsapp directions_car directions_bike train directions_walk directions_bus close spinner11

Stubbs stars in Salt, Root And Roe

First Published 30 September 2011, Last Updated 30 September 2011

Imogen Stubbs, Anna Calder-Marshall, Anna Carteret and Roger Evans are set to star in the first production in the Donmar Trafalgar season this autumn.

The quartet will appear in Tim Price’s Salt, Root And Roe which opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 14 November (previews from 10 November). The production will be directed by Hamish Pirie, a past Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse.

Price’s play tells the story of devoted twins Iola and Anest. Ageing fast, and with the time they have together more fragile by the day, they arrive at a desperate decision. Word of this reaches Anest’s daughter Menna, who rushes to her long abandoned childhood home where her own ideas of love and compromise are tested to the limit.

Stubbs, who will play daughter Menna, was last seen on the London stage in Little Eyolf at the Jermyn Street theatre. A successful actress on stage and screen, her other London stage credits include Alphabetical Order at the Hampstead theatre and Hamlet at the Old Vic, while her extensive film credits include Twelfth Night, Sense And Sensibility, Jack And Sarah, Pin For Butterfly and True Colours.

Stubbs is also well known for her television work which includes appearances in series Injustice, New Tricks, Blind Ambition, Big Kids and After The Dance.

The devoted twins will be played by Calder-Marshall and Carteret. Both have previously worked with the Donmar Warehouse; Calder-Marshall appearing in A Lie Of The Mind and Carteret in The Family Reunion.

Calder-Marshall’s other London stage credits include Love at the Lyric Hammersmith, A Kind Of Alaska at the Gate theatre and Comfort Me With Apples at Hampstead theatre.

Carteret has appeared in Burnt By The Sun and Never So Good at the National Theatre, Tom And Vic at the Almeida theatre and Absolutely Perhaps! at the Wyndham’s theatre.

Evans, who plays Gareth, was most recently seen on the London stage in Fast Labour at Hampstead theatre. His films include Hunky Dory, Atonement, Human Traffic and The Bourne Identity.

The Donmar Trafalgar season offers past Resident Assistant Directors at the Donmar Warehouse the opportunity to showcase their work in the West End. Now in its second year, Salt, Root And Roe is followed by Abbey Wright’s production of Dublin Carol and Paul Hart’s Huis Clos.

CM

Share

Sign up

Related articles

If you click through to seat selection (where you'll see either best available or a seating plan), you will be seeing the most up-to-date prices. If this differs from what we've written on the calendar, please bear with us, as those prices will update soon.

We now sell our famous TKTS Booth discounts online here at Official London Theatre.

We are now cancelling all performances up until and including 31 May 2020 to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen.

We are so sorry that in these testing and difficult times you are not able to enjoy the show you have booked for and hope the following helps clarify next steps in respect of your tickets .

There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience.

If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website for an affected performance, please be assured that they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, a credit note/voucher or a refund. If you have booked via a ticket agent they will also be in contact with you directly.

We are processing in strict date order of performance, so you are likely to be contacted after the date you were due to go to the theatre. However, we want to reassure you that you will be contacted, and your order will be processed, but please do bear with us.

We’d like to thank everyone who has been patient and kind in dealing with their ticket providers so far and we are sorry that we cannot process your order as quickly as we would like.

Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams.

In order for us to serve our audiences the best we can, please do not get in touch with your point of sale if you have booked for performances after 31 May. Please be reassured that if we have to cancel future performances you will be directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider. Our producers continue to plan for all eventualities dependent on the individual needs of their shows and we will provide further updates on specific shows as and when they become available.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our theatres as soon as we are allowed to resume performances. In the meantime stay safe and healthy.