Firth to return to the stage

Updated: Mar 28, 2011, 16:12 PM IST

London: Oscar winning actor Colin Firth is planning to team up again with actor Kristin Scott Thomas for Harold Pinter`s `Betrayal`.

This is Firth`s first stage performance in over a decade.

"Colin has wanted to go on stage for a long while. He`ll do `Betrayal` after he completes filming `Gambit` with Cameron Diaz and Alan Rickman," a daily quoted a source as saying.

Firth received the best actor Oscar for his role as stuttering monarch King George VI in `The King`s Speech`.

And now the 50-year-old has decided to challenge himself in a stage role, reports the Mail, Sunday.

Scott Thomas may also appear in `Betrayal`.