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  • 15 February 2014, 4:23

Carey Mulligan To Make West End Debut In June

British actress Carey Mulligan is to make her West End debut, starring opposite Bill Nighy.

They will appear in a major revival of the David Hare play Skylight which is to be staged at London's Wyndham's Theatre, opening on June 18.

The Oscar-nominated actress will also be reunited with Matthew Beard, one of her co-stars from the movie An Education in the production.

The play is to be directed by Billy Elliot film-maker Stephen Daldry.

Nighy,whose screen roles have included The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Pirates Of The Caribbean films, previously starred in Skylight 17 years ago and has had a long association with Hare's productions.

Mulligan has previously acted on stage in New York and appeared on Broadway in Chekhov's The Seagull.

Skylight was first staged at the National Theatre in 1995, winning an Olivier Award for best play.

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