Yes, Prime Minister starring Henry Goodman and David Haig at the Gielgud Theatre from 17 Sep 2010


The Chichester Festival production of Yes, Prime Minister, will transfer to the West End's Gielgud Theatre 17 Sep 2010 - booking to 15 Jan 2011.

(Public Booking opens 21 June)

Original cast members Henry Goodman as Sir Humphrey Appleby and David Haig as Prime Minister Jim Hacker, transfer with the show.

Yes, Prime Minister is written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, the original writers of the classic TV series Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister.

It is directed by Jonathan Lynn, designed by Simon Higlett, lighting by Tim Mitchell, and is produced in West End by Mark Goucher, Wimpole Theatre and Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions.

Prime Minister Jim Hacker and Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby face a country in financial meltdown. The only prospect of salvation comes from morally dubious allies – leading to deliciously comic consequences.

David Haig's London stage credits include "The Sea" at the Almeida in 2008; "The Country Wife" at the Haymarket in 2007; "Donkeys' Years" atb the Comedy in 2006; "Mary Poppins" at the Prince Edward in 2004; "Journey's End" at the Lyric in 2004; "Hitchcock Blonde" at the Royal Court & Lyric Theatres in 2003; "Life x 3" at the Savoy in 2002; "House and Garden" at the National in 2000;"Fair Ladies At A Game Of Poem Cards" at the National in 1996; "Dead Funny" at the Vaudeville in 1994. His television credits include "The Thin Blue Line".

Henry Goodman's London stage credits include "Duet For One" at the Vaudeville in 2009; "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Savoy in 2007; "Hypochondriac" at the Almeida in 2005; "The Birthday Party" at the Duchess in 2005; "Feelgood" at the Hampstead & Garrick in 2001; Chicago" at the Adelphi in 1998; "Guys & Dolls" at the Olivier, NT in 1996; "Broken Glass" at the Lyttelton, NT & Duke of York's in 1994/1995.

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