British actress Vanessa Redgrave is returning to the esteemed ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (RSC) - for the first time in more than 40 years.

Redgrave, mother of actress Joely Richardson, will star in HECUBA - the classic tragedy by EURIPIDES - playing the QUEEN OF TROY under the direction of RSC Associate Director LAURENCE BOSWELL.

The play will open at Stafford, England's ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE in February 2005, before transferring to London that spring (05), before moving to Washington, DC's KENNEDY CENTER.

29/03/2004 18:17