The production plays at the Wyndham’s Theatre from this evening. Here’s a look at what audience’s can expect…
New production images for the world premiere of The Man in the White Suit have been released as Sean Foley’s production, opens for performances at the Wyndham’s Theatre.
When Sidney Stratton develops 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, the mill owner’s daughter, shows Stratton any sympathy as his world gradually falls apart before he finally finds love and a new idea.
Based on the classic Ealing Studios Comedy, The Man in the White Suit has been adapted and directed for the stage by Sean Foley, whose credits include The Play What I Wrote and The Lady Killers. This stage production recently had a three week run at the Theatre Royal Bath before heading to London.
The cast for the production includes: Stephen Mangan as Sidney Stratton, Kara Tointon as Daphne Birnley and Sue Johnston as Mrs Watson. They are joined by 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.
Meanwhile, the production also features new songs which have been written for the show by Charlie Fink, known for fronting indie-folk band ‘Noah and the Whale’ as well as being a composer for theatre and film including The Lorax (Old Vic) and A Street Cat Named Bob.
The Man in the White Suit also features set and costume design by award-winning designer Michael Taylor, choreography by Lizzi Gee, lighting by the Tony Award-winning Mark Henderson, sound and incidental music by brothers Ben Ringham and Max Ringham, fights directed by Alison De Burgh and songs arranged by Phil Bateman.
The Man in the White Suit will play at the Wyndham’s Theatre until the 11th January.To book tickets click here or visit: Love Theatre.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Encore Tickets, See Tickets, From the Box Office, West End Theatre Breaks or Last Minute.com.