The Man in the White Suit - Wyndham's Theatre

London theatre news: Friday 12 April 2019

Comedy - London West End - Shows

Tickets are now on sale for The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre this September starring Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.
The Man in the White Suit at Wyndham's Theatre

Tickets have today gone on sale for The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre from 26 September.

The show is adapted and directed by Sean Foley and stars Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.

The play is based on the 1951 Ealing comedy film starring Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood and Cecil Parker and 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.

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

(Note that Mr Mangan will not be appearing w/c 23rd December 2019).

Sean Foley's 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.

Show listing information


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.


Stephen Mangan - Sidney Stratton

Kara Tointon - Daphne Birnley

Sue Johnston - Mrs Watson

Richard Cordery as Birnley

Richard Durden as Sir John

Delroy Atkinson

Katie Bernstein

Ben Deery

Matthew Durkan

Rina Fatania

Oliver Kaderbhai

Eugene McCoy

Elliott Rennie

Katherine Toy


Author: Adapted by Sean Foley
Composer: Charlie Fink, arranger Phil Bateman
Director: Sean Foley
Designer: Michael Taylor
Choreography: Lizzi Gee
Lighting: Mark Henderson
Sound: Ben Ringham and Max Ringham
Fight director: Alison De Burgh


Wyndham's Theatre
Charing Cross Road


From: Friday 27 September 2019

Closed: Saturday 7 December 2019


Standard: From £15


Show website
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