Theatres in London are currently closed.
In the West End, the closure will continue up to and including 2 August 2020 (announced on 3 June).
The show below will not currently be playing and is scheduled to close by 28 June 2020 (when theatres might reopen - this is subject to confirmation).
Original performance dates are given below and reflect any changes we have received.
Closed 7 Dec 2019
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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Age suitability: Not available
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.
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London WC2H 0DA
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
Stephen Mangan - Sidney Stratton
Kara Tointon - Daphne Birnley
Sue Johnston - Mrs Watson
Richard Cordery as Birnley
Richard Durden as Sir John
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