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Hayley Atwell cuts a casual figure after her latest performance of the West End play Rosmersholm

Hayley Atwell cuts a casual figure as she emerges from Duke of York Theatre after her latest performance of West End play Rosmersholm

She is currently starring in the latest adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s gripping tale Rosmersholm.

And Hayley Atwell put on a radiant display as she left the Duke of York’s Theatre in London following her latest performance on Saturday night.

The actress, 37, who is currently playing Rebecca West in the Ibsen remake, sported a black polo neck top underneath a belted beige coat as she emerged from the iconic venue.

Keeping it casual: Hayley Atwell, 37,  put on a radiant display as she left the Duke of York's Theatre in London following her latest performance on Saturday night

Keeping it casual: Hayley Atwell, 37,  put on a radiant display as she left the Duke of York’s Theatre in London following her latest performance on Saturday night

Opting for a more casual appearance, Hayley paired her top with pair of figure hugging black trousers and a matching black handbag.

The Captain America star, whose brunette locks rested gently against her shoulders, completed her look with a pair of white laced sneakers.

Hayley, who appeared calm and relaxed as she emerged from the theatre, stars alongside Tom Burke and Giles Terera in the Duncan Macmillan adaptation.

The thrilling tale follows former clergyman Johannes Rosmer, played by Tom, who is struggling with faith and is mourning his wife who took her own life in the town watermill.

Style: The actress, who is currently playing Rebecca West in Ibsen remake, sported a black polo neck top underneath a belted beige coat

Style: The actress, who is currently playing Rebecca West in Ibsen remake, sported a black polo neck top underneath a belted beige coat

Radiant: The Captain America star, whose brunette locks rested gently against her shoulders, completed her look with a pair of white laced sneakers

Radiant: The Captain America star, whose brunette locks rested gently against her shoulders, completed her look with a pair of white laced sneakers

As political unrest spreads across 19th-century Norway, Rosmer, who is a highly respected member of society,  is further pursued by an ominously liberated young woman, played by Hayley.

Rebecca is a femme fatale determined to hold him to his impossible revolutionary ideals, while Rosmer is further torn between his religiously devout brother-in-law Kroll (Terera) and a disgraced radical newspaper editor (Jake Fairbrother).

The play was written by the Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen in 1886 and was also adapted into a radio drama in 2017 by BBC Radio 3. 

Hayley whose major breakthrough was starring as the iconic agent Peggy Carter in Marvel’s Captain America series, has also starred in Thomas Middleton’s Jacobean tragedy Women Beware Women at the RSC and Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. 

Gripping: Rebecca is a femme fatale determined to hold Johannes Rosmer to his impossible revolutionary ideals

Gripping: The actress stars in the new Duncan Macmillan adaptation o Rosmersholm

Rebecca West: Rebecca is a femme fatale determined to hold Rosmer to his impossible revolutionary ideals as political unrest spreads across the country

Take a bow: The play was written by the Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen in 1886 and was also adapted into a radio drama in 2017 by BBC Radio 3

Take a bow: The play was written by the Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen in 1886 and was also adapted into a radio drama in 2017 by BBC Radio 3

In a recent interview Hayley revealed she felt ‘disgusting and gross’ playing a slave owner in the BBC drama The Long Song.

Speaking about her role in the adaptation of Andrea Levy’s 2010 Booker Prize-nominated novel, Miss Atwell said: ‘I’ve not had an experience of playing someone who could be I suppose understandably reduced to just ‘villain, baddie’ before and I really wanted to.

‘I felt, as an actor, part of my job is to stretch and to play roles that would be uncomfortable for me. I remember on my last day posting something going ‘I’m really happy to stop playing Caroline because I loved her, I never liked her’.

‘I never want to be in the same room with her and I did feel like I’d go home and I felt disgusting, I felt gross.’

Peggy: Hayley's major breakthrough was starring as the iconic agent Peggy Carter in Marvel's Captain America series

Peggy: Hayley’s major breakthrough was starring as the iconic agent Peggy Carter in Marvel’s Captain America series

 

                

Daily Mail UK

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