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Hannigan taking time out from her West End play

By Andrea

Friday 27 February 2004, by Webmaster


Hannigan taking time out from her West End play

The Haymarket Theatre has announced that Alyson Hannigan will not appear in her West End play, When Harry Met Sally between 17th March and 3rd April.

No official reason has been given for the lead actresses absence from the newly launched play but rumours are that the absence is possibly due to Hannigan reprising her role of Willow to appear in the final ever episode of Angel which has yet to to be filmed.

Hannigan’s super witch character Willow, appeared in Buffy for seven seasons and also popped up in episodes of Angel in crossover storylines. Of course, Hannigan still has a stake in the Angel show as her husband, Alexis Denisof is a regular cast member. Before the shows cancelation was announced, Denisof publically said that he would love to appear alongside his wife in the series and with time running out, this could be the last opportunity.

Other possible players in the finale include Eliza Dushku who this week spoke out in support of the cast and crew of the show she appeared in as Faith, the rogue vampire slayer. Although she is currently starring in her own show, Tru Calling, she will be free to film scenes for Angel’s final ever episode.

We will keep you posted on this news story.

A huge thank you to Martin Rothery for this news.

26 Feb 2004 by Andrea

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  • > Hannigan taking time out from her West End play

    28 February 2004 02:41, by ang
    Sure hope this is true! I’ve had that feeling for a while now… that Willow would be showing up eventually. I’ve heard AH & AD say repeatedly that they would enjoy it, and we can only hope it’s to save Fred after all! And maybe when Faith shows up, Faith & Harmony can spend some extended time kicking the crap out of Eve!! AWESOME!!!