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‘Doctor Who’ star Matt Smith to lead ‘American Psycho’ musical cast

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Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, the musical thriller will run from 3 December 2013 to 25 January 2014 at the Almeida Theatre.

> Book tickets on the theatre’s website.

The Doctor Who star will take the part of narcissistic yuppie psychopath Patrick Bateman, alongside an ensemble cast which includes Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch), Ben Aldridge, Charlie Anson, Katie Brayben, Cassandra Compton, Holly Dale Spencer and Susannah Fielding.

Director Rupert Goold has tweeted a photo of Matt Smith during the first rehearsal…

The character of Patrick Bateman was played by The Dark Knight star Christian Bale in the 2000 movie adaption.

> Buy the American Psycho movie on DVD on Amazon.

Smith filmed his final scenes as the Eleventh Doctor in Cardiff at the weekend. The actor, who has played the part onscreen since 2010, will depart in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special on BBC One on Wednesday 25 December.

> Watch Matt Smith’s first ever scene in ‘The End of Time: Part 2’.

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> Order the 50th anniversary special on DVD on Amazon.

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