First published as Some Do Not . . . (1924), No More Parades (1925), A Man Could Stand Up– (1926) and Last Post (1928), Parade’s End tells the story of Christopher Tietjens, who will be played by Benedict Cumberbatch in the forthcoming miniseries. Rebecca Hall is to play Tietjens' beautiful but cruel wife Sylvia, and Valentine Wannop, the young suffragette with whom Tietjens falls in love, will be played by Adelaide Clemens. Other cast-members include Roger Allam, Anne-Marie Duff, Rupert Everett, Stephen Graham, Clare Higgins, Janet McTeer, Miranda Richardson, Freddie Fox, Jack Huston, Tom Mison, Geoffrey Palmer, Jamie Parker and Steven Robertson.
Read the full BBC press release here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2011/09_september/19/parade.shtml