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The full cast has been announced for the stage adaptation of the hit CBS series The Twilight Zone, which is set to transfer from the Almeida Theatre to the Ambassador’s Theatre in the heart of the West End.
The Twilight Zone arrives off the back of a sell-out run, directed by Olivier Award winner Richard Jones and adapted for the stage by Anne Washburn.
Reprising their performances from the highly praised Almeida run are Oliver Alvin-Wilson, Adrianna Berola and Neil Haigh. The actors will be joined in the West End premiere by Alisha Bailer, Natasha J Barnes, Nicholas Karimi, Dan Crossley, Dyfan Dwyfor, Lauren O’Neill and Matthew Steer.
Following the style of the TV show, the production follows eight extraordinary stories.
You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone…
Running for 156 episodes the original The Twilight Zone series premiered in 1959, airing until 1964. It has celebrated three revivals since; firstly in the 1980s, then in 2002, and now preparing to return to screens in 2019.
In 1983 the franchise was turned into a feature-length film, with segments directed by Steven Spielberg and George Miller among others.
Check out more about the inspiration behind the stage production below:
Reviews for the Almeida Theatre production have been overwhelmingly positive. The Evening Standard declared it “a treat from far beyond”, with The Guardian calling it a “whirling paranormal kaleidoscope”.
WhatsOnStage named it “unsettling, dazzling and sophisticated entertainment”.
The Twilight Zone arrives at the Ambassador’s Theatre in London’s West End from 4 March 2019.
Tickets for The Twilight Zone at London’s Ambassador’s Theatre are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.