David Suchet laughing on sofa headshot as he talks about James Tyrone and Long Day's Journey into Night

Long Day's Journey into Night

Eugene O'Neill
Apollo Theatre
Directed by Anthony Page

David Suchet is one of the UK’s most acclaimed actors on stage and screen. He is a brilliant character actor who transforms himself from person to person. He has played many of the greatest characters ever written and here he discusses the mammoth task of bringing James Tyrone to life in rehearsal and through performance.

Production duration: 46 min 22 sec

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Cast & creative team


  • James Tyrone
    David Suchet
  • Mary Cavan Tyrone
    Laurie Metcalf
  • James Tyrone Jr
    Trevor White
  • Edmund Tyrone
    Kyle Soller
  • Cathleen
    Rosie Sansom


  • Eugene O’Neill
  • Anthony Page
  • Lez Brotherston
  • Mark Henderson
    Lighting Designer
  • Larry Blank
  • Gareth Owen
    Sound Designer