BAZ BAMIGBOYE: Ruth Wilson talks her way back on stage in The Human Voice 

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ruth wilson Jean Cocteau will return to the London stage as the tragic heroine of The Human Voice, a heartbroken story in which a woman fights for the man she loves.

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The actress told me in September that she has theater plans for 2022, but declined to name the play.

However, I can reveal that Wilson will star in Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Cocteau’s 1930’s ‘voice play’ about an abandoned woman’s one-sided telephone conversation, as he does not marry his ex-boyfriend to another woman. begs to do.

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Ruth Wilson (pictured) will return to the London stage as the tragic heroine of Jean Cocteau’s heartbreaking tale, The Human Voice, in which a woman fights for the man she loves

The monologue starring Tilda Swinton (pictured) can also be seen on screen in a version directed by Pedro Almodovar, set in a lavish Madrid apartment
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The monologue starring Tilda Swinton (pictured) can also be seen on screen in a version directed by Pedro Almodovar, set in a lavish Madrid apartment

Wilson, Van Hove and producer Sonia Friedman began talking about the idea of ​​doing The Human Voice several years ago, when the actress appeared – on blistering form – at Van Hove’s modern-day National Theater production of Ibsen’s Heda Gabler. In.

Human Voices will begin performances at the Harold Pinter Theater in early spring.

Van Hove premiered his take on Cocteau’s play in Amsterdam in 2009. It has since been exhibited in New York, Dublin and Sydney.

The monologue starring Tilda Swinton can also be seen on screen in a version directed by Pedro Almodovar, set in a lavish Madrid apartment.

Wilson (pictured) will star in Ivo van Hove's adaptation of Cocteau's 1930 'voice play' about a woman's telephone conversation as she begs her ex-boyfriend not to marry another woman.

Wilson (pictured) will star in Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Cocteau’s 1930 ‘voice play’ about a woman’s telephone conversation as she begs her ex-boyfriend not to marry another woman.

Human Voices will begin performances at the Harold Pinter Theater in early spring.  Pictured: Tilda Swinton starring in the short film version of The Human Voice

Human Voices will begin performances at the Harold Pinter Theater in early spring. Pictured: Tilda Swinton starring in the short film version of The Human Voice

Wilson has achieved great success on TV with starring roles in The Affair, Luther, His Dark Materials, Jane Eyre, Small Island and Mrs. Wilson; And on the big screen – in Dark River, The Little Stranger and Saving Mr. Banks. (His latest, True Things, is out March 11.)

But he is breathtakingly live on the theater stage. He received two Olivier Awards in three years for performances in Anna Christie and A Streetcar Named Desire, both directed by Rob Ashford at the Donmar Warehouse.

Why did my agent Camille get Lady Gaga’s shoulder?

French actress Camille Coutin was not surprised when Lady Gaga accompanied her on the set of the new film House of Gucci.

The two love rivalries, Cottin said, and “she was definitely in character”.

‘But she was lovely, because she was this dual person. She leaned over and said, ‘Okay, I’m in character. You are very beautiful. Let’s stop talking now.

When we discussed her role in the film, she told me, “It was clear she was focusing on who she was playing, which featured an all-gun-dazzling portrayal of Gaga Patrizia Reggiano.” who served a prison sentence for hiring a hitman. for the murder of her ex-husband Maurizio Gucci.

Camille Coutin (pictured) was not surprised when she accompanied Lady Gaga on the set of House of Gucci.  The two love rivalries, Cottin said, and 'she was definitely in character'

Camille Coutin (pictured) was not surprised when she accompanied Lady Gaga on the set of House of Gucci. The two love rivalries, Cottin said, and ‘she was definitely in character’

In Ridley Scott's film, released earlier today, French actress Coutin plays Italian designer and artist Paola Franchi (pictured), for which Maurizio left Patrizia

In Ridley Scott’s film, released earlier today, French actress Coutin plays Italian designer and artist Paola Franchi (pictured), for which Maurizio left Patrizia

In Ridley Scott’s film, released earlier today, Coutin portrays Italian designer and artist Paola Franchi, for whom Maurizio left Patrizia.

There is a clear class divide between the two women. One of the best views is when Patrizia and Paola meet on the ski slopes. It’s an icy encounter in every sense.

“What mattered was that Paola came from Maurizio’s world, different from Patrizia’s world,” he said.

‘He had not suffered the same humiliation. Maurizio is with a woman who understands him, and he has similar references.’

Her Paola may be cold and arrogant, but in person Coutin is deliciously zany. She puts it down…

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