It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, which opened at the Duke of York's Theatre on 12 Nov 2013, following previews from 30 Oct, has extended by six months and is now running to 20 Sept 2014.
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense is a new comedy by Robert Goodale & David Goodale, based on P.G Wodehouse's Jeeves and Wooster. Directed by Sean Foley and produced by Mark Goucher and Mark Rubinstein. The cast includes Matthew Macfadyen (Jeeves), Stephen Mangan (Bertie Wooster), Mark Hadfield (Seppings) and they will continue in their roles until 5 April 2014. Further casting to be announced.
When a perfectly delightful trip to the countryside takes a turn for the worse, Bertie Wooster is unwittingly called on to play matchmaker – reconciling the affections of his host’s drippy daughter Madeline Bassett with his newt-fancying acquaintance Gussie Fink-Nottle. If Bertie, ably assisted by the ever-dependable Jeeves, can’t pull off the wedding of the season he’ll be forced to abandon his cherished bachelor status and marry the ghastly girl himself!
Matthew Macfadyen is a known for his roles as MI5 Intelligence Officer Tom Quinn in the BBC television drama series Spooks, Mr. Darcy in Pride & Prejudice and Daniel in the Frank Oz comedy Death at a Funeral. His stage work also includes Nicholas Hytner’s National Theatre production of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, starring as Prince Hal opposite Michael Gambon’s Falstaff; and the Vaudeville Theatre production of Private Lives, directed by Richard Eyre.
Stephen Mangan is best known for roles including Guy Secretan in the television series Green Wing, Dan Moody in I'm Alan Partridge, Sean Lincoln in Episodes and holistic detective Dirk Gently in Dirk Gently. He has also appeared in numerous stage productions including Birthday and The People Are Friendly at the Royal Court and The Norman Conquests at the Old Vic and Circle in the Square Theatre in New York.