World Premiere The Man in the White Suit tickets available!
The Man in the White Suit is coming to London's West End! Following a 3 week run at the Theatre Royal Bath, Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon will head to Wyndham's Theatre to star in the world premiere of the classic Ealing comedy The Man in the White Suit, adapted and directed by Sean Foley. Following on from the success of The Ladykillers, The Man in the White Suit tickets are expected to be in high demand, so book your tickets to this comic fable early to avoid disappointment.
Sidney Stratton (Stephen Mangan) invents a fabric cannot get dirty and will never wear out. Instead of being lauded for this creation manufacturers and trades unions are terrified by the threat it poses to their industry and their jobs and these groups that are usually at odds with each other come together to protect their interests Only Daphne (Kara Tointon) the mill owner’s daughter, seems to support Sidney as he finds himself on the run from the bosses and workers chase the man in the white suit. This fast-moving comedy brings Stephen Mangan and Sean Foley back together after their Olivier award-winning production Jeeves and Wooster.
The Man in the White Suit Cast
The Man in the White Suit film starred Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood and Cecil Parker. The original 1951 Ealing film was directed by Alexander Mackendrick and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Writing. It has been announced that Theatre Royal Bath and subsequent Wyndham's Theatre runs of The Man in the White Suit will be adapted and directed by Sean Foley and will star Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.
Stephen Mangan is a well known stage and screen actor. He is known for his leading roles on televisions shows like the BBC's Episodes and the BAFTA-winning Green Wing. Mangan was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in The Norman Conquests and starred in the Olivier Award-winning Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at the Duke of York's Theatre. He has most recently been seen on stage alongside Toby Jones, Zoë Wanamaker and Pearl Mackie in The Birthday Party.
Kara Tointon is also a well-known stage and screen actress. She is known for her work on EastEnders and for winning Strictly Come Dancing her stage and screen careers overlapped when she starred in the ITV live production of The Sound of Music. Her stage credits include starring as in Pygmalion at the Garrick Theatre alongside Rupert Everett and Dame Diana Rigg. She has also performed as Olivia in Twelfth Night for the RSC, in Ayckbourn’s Relatively Speaking, and Absent Friends.
Sean Foley is a two-time Olivier Award-winner who has recently been appointed the next Artistic Direct of Birmingham Rep. His most recent West End productions include The Dresser, The Miser and The Painkiller. For this production, he reunites with Designer Michael Taylor, with whom he also created The Ladykillers.
Tickets for The Man in the White Suit are now avaialble for the World premiere at London's Wyndham's Theatre. To ensure your place at this masterful comedic adaptation book tickets to The Man in the White Suit early and guarantee the best seats at the best prices.