Tom Felton makes his West End debut in 2:22 A Ghost Story after seeking advice from Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe
He recently revealed how he sought advice from his Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe ahead of making his West End debut.
And Tom Felton's research appeared to have paid off as he took to the stage for the press preview of 2:22 A Ghost Story at the Criterion Theatre in London on Wednesday.
The actor, 34, put on a confident display in the contemporary haunted-house thriller by Danny Robins' which recently featured Lily Allen.
New role: Tom Felton's makes his West End debut for the press night of 2:22 A Ghost Story at the Criterion Theatre in London on Wednesday
The original production starred Lily, Julia Chan, Jake Wood and Hadley Fraser.
This new cast will feature Tom as Sam, Mandip Gill as Jenny, Beatriz Romilly as Lauren and Sam Swainsbury as Ben.
The play follows Jenny (Gill), who believes her new home is haunted but her husband Sam (Fenton) remains sceptical.
Pals: The 34-year-old actor recently revealed he went to him and Daniel Radcliffe for advice ahead of his stage debut (pictured: Tom and Daniel in July 2011)
On stage: This new cast will feature Tom as Sam, Mandip Gill as Jenny
Action: The actor, 34, put on a confident display in the contemporary haunted-house thriller by Danny Robins' which recently featured Lily Allen
They argue with their first dinner guests, old friend Lauren (Romilly) and new partner Ben (Swainsbury) and decide to stay awake until 2.22am to discover the truth.
The 34-year-old actor – most recognisable for playing Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise recently revealed how his Harry Potter co-star Matthew Lewis told him to 'embrace the madness' after he went to him and Daniel Radcliffe for advice ahead of his stage debut.
He told BBC's The One Show that he sought advice from the duo due to their experience on stage.
Mystery: Beartiz Romilly stars as Lauren who attends a dinner party with Tom's character in the play
Guessing game: They argue with their first dinner guests and stay awake until 2.22am to discover the truth
He said: 'I was very excited to tell Daniel, he's done a lot of theatre and musicals and so I was keen to get a bit of an insight.
'Him and Matthew Lewis, who I saw the other day, he was equally keen to advise me to embrace the madness and don't panic and just enjoy the time actually being up there.
'It's a very different thing than we've done before. I don't want to speak too soon but I'm really excited to get started.'
Gripping: The play sees a number of chilling moments in Danny Robins' hit play
Daniel has stage experience in the West End revival of Equus, and the Broadway versions of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Privacy, where he played whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Matthew has also gained a number of theatre credits, including the West End production of Our Boys and the play Unfaithful in 2016.
The play has previously featured the West End debut of pop star Lily Allen who received a nomination in the Best Actress category at the Olivier Awards for her role in the hit play.
In character: War Of The Worlds star Beatriz Romilly plays Tom's characters friend Lauren in the play
Gasping: The two characters appear restless in a scene from the play as time ticks closer to 2:22
Winning performance: Lily Allen received critical acclaim for her 'notably confident and scary' performance during her turn in the show
However, she lost out on the coveted title to Sheila Atim for Constellations.
Lily received critical acclaim for her 'notably confident and scary' performance
The production received high praise from critics who praised the 'macabre playfulness' of the production and Lily's stellar stage presence.
On the road: The third season, which boasts a completely new cast, moves to the Criterion Theatre after runs at the Noel Coward and Gielgud theatres