The Man in the White Suit


When Sidney Stratton 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.
The Man in the White Suit at Wyndham's Theatre


Overview


Genre: Comedy
Venue: Wyndham's Theatre
Starts: Thursday 26 September 2019
Closes: Saturday 11 January 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


This fast-moving comedy reunites Stephen Mangan and Sean Foley who also created the Olivier award-winning production Jeeves and Wooster.


Stephen Mangan's many stage appearances include The Birthday Party, Jeeves and Wooster and The Norman Conquests, for which he received a Tony nomination.


His many screen credits include the lead as Sean in Episodes for the BBC, and for the Bafta winning Green Wing.


Note: Mr Mangan will not be appearing w/c 23rd December 2019.


Sean Foley's many productions include most recently in the West End, The Dresser, The Miser and The Painkiller. He is a double Olivier award-winner and has recently been appointed as the next Artistic Director at Birmingham Rep.


For THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT, he joins forces with Designer Michael Taylor, with whom he also created The Ladykillers.


Kara Tointon's stage credits include Olivia in Twelfth Night for the RSC, Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking, and Absent Friends, and as Eliza in Pygmalion.


Synopsis


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 the bosses and workers chase the Man in the White Suit determined to destroy them both.


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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 26 September 2019

Press night:Tuesday 8 October 2019

Closes:Saturday 11 January 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


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Cast


Stephen Mangan - Sidney Stratton

Kara Tointon - Daphne


Creatives


Author: Sean Foley
Director: Sean Foley
Designer: Michael Taylor

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