The Man in the White Suit
Main House, Theatre Royal
Adapted and directed by Sean Foley.
Based on the play The Flower Within the Bud by Roger MacDougall
And Screenplay by Roger MacDougall, John Dighton and Alexander Mackendrick.
By special arrangement with Studio Canal.
Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon play Bath prior to the West End, in the world premiere of the classic Ealing comedy The Man in the White Suit.
When Sidney Stratton (Stephen Mangan) invents a fabric that never gets dirty and never wears out, manufacturers and trades unions are terrified by the threat it poses to their industry and their jobs. Only Daphne (Kara Tointon), the mill owner’s daughter, shows Sidney any support as his world gradually falls apart before he finds love. This fast-moving comedy reunites Stephen Mangan and Sean Foley who also created the Olivier award-winning production Jeeves and Wooster.
Sue Johnston will join the cast playing Mrs Watson.
The cast includes Richard Cordery as Birnley, Richard Durden as Sir John, with Delroy Atkinson, Katie Bernstein, Ben Deery, Matthew Durkan, Rina Fatania, Oliver Kaderbhai, Eugene McCoy, Elliott Rennie, and Katherine Toy
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