Theatre, Film and TV  |  Oct 23, 2019

Helen George leads in theatre adaptation of My Cousin Rachel

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is putting on a new production of My Cousin Rachel, with Helen George playing the lead role of the enigmatic Rachel. Known for her role as Trixie Franklin in eight series of Call the Midwife, her recent stage credits include After Miss Julie and Love In Idleness. 

My Cousin Rachel is directed by Anthony Banks whose credits include The Girl on the Train, Strangers On A Train, Twilight Song, Gaslight, and After Miss Julie. The play is adapted from the novel of the same name by Daphne de Maurier.

My Cousin Rachel opens at Theatre Royal Bath on 13th November and will visit a total of 7 venues before 8th February 2020. Other stops on the tour include: Inverness, Malvern, Cambridge, Sheffield, Chichester and Outer London.

Tickets are available to buy online now. 

Du Maurier's psychological thriller is about a widow who is suspected of being a murderess by her late husband's ward. It was turned into a film in 2017 starring Rachel Weisz.

George said: "My Cousin Rachel was one of my favourite books when I was growing up, so I'm absolutely thrilled to be playing the wonderfully exotic and complex Rachel. I can't wait to get my wig on!"

Book tickets now to avoid disappointment.