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Wallander actor's West End debut

Krister Henriksson is to star in a new production, in Swedish, of Söderberg's Doktor Glas, coming to the West End next spring

TV star Krister Henriksson, best known for his role as Swedish detective Wallander, will be making his West End debut next year.

Following his acclaimed performance in the TV series – based on Henning Mankell's doomy, dark-grained novels – he will be making a transition from modern crime fiction to 19th-century period drama.

Adapted from the epistolary novel by Hjalmar Söderberg, Doktor Glas is the tale of a physician and his client, the beautiful young wife of a corrupt clergyman. When she confides her unhappiness in her marriage, Glas promises to help her perpetuate her extramarital affair with another man.

First staged in 2006, the play received rave reviews in Sweden, Norway and Finland. It will be revived at Stockholm's national theatre, the Dramaten, for 10 performances prior to its transfer to London,

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