Lily James to star in War and Peace

Lily James to star in major BBC production of War and Peace

Alumni Lily James is to star as Natasha in the Tolstoy classic in a collaboration between the BBC and the Weinstein Company.

Lily says: “I am very excited and privileged to be playing Natasha, in this co-production between BBC and The Weinstein Company, of Tolstoy’s classic War And Peace. It is amazing to be part of such a prestigious cast and to appear in such a beautiful and rich adaptation by Andrew Davies.”

Filming starts in January 2015 in Russia, Lithuania and Latvia.