Adaptation of classic comedy Man in the White Suit premieres in South West

PUBLISHED: 17:00 09 September 2019

A new stage adaptation of classic Ealing comedy The Man In The White Suit will premiere in the South West.

Staring Stephen Mangan(Green Wing), Kara Tointon (EastEnders) and Sue Johnston (The Royle Family), Sean Foley's adaptation of the 1951 film heads to Theatre Royal Bath for three weeks ahead of a run at Wyndham's Theatre in the West End.

When Sidney Stratton (Mangan) 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 (Tointon), the mill owner's daughter, shows Stratton any sympathy as his world gradually falls apart before he finally finds love and a new idea.

The Man in the White Suit will be at the Theatre Royal Bath, in Saw Close runs from Friday to September 21.

Tickets priced £ £30-£44.50 are available on 01225 448844 or online at www.theatreroyal.org.uk

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