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Jude and Daniel take the stage

Jude Law, Daniel Radcliffe in new theatre troupe

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  • Published: 11:00 June 17, 2012
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  • epa02732842 Jury members, (L-R) Norwegian writer Linn Ullmann, British actor Jude Law and Hong Kong producer Nansun Shi arrive for the screening of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' during the 64th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, 14 May 2011. The movie by US director Rob Marshall is presented out of competition at the film festival, running from 11 to 22 May. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

Jude Law, Judi Dench and Daniel Radcliffe are among the A-list actors signed up for a new London theatre troupe, which hopes to attract new theatergoers by offering hundreds of £10 (Dh57) tickets for each performance.

Simon Russell Beale, Sheridan Smith, David Walliams and Ben Whishaw are also part of the company formed by director Michael Grandage, who led the award-winning Donmar Warehouse troupe for a decade until early 2012.

On Friday Grandage announced a five-play, 15-month season beginning in December with a production of the musical Privates on Parade.

Future productions include new play Peter and Alice by John Logan, Shakespeare’s Henry V with Law in the title role, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan starring Radcliffe.

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