New Cast announced for Jeeves and Wooster

New Cast announced for Jeeves and Wooster

The OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING COMEDY PERFECT NONSENSE CONTINUES AT THE DUKE OF YORK’S THEATRE BOOKING TO 20 SEPTEMBER 2014 AND EMBARKING ON A UK TOUR! JAMES LANCE TO TAKE OVER AS BERTIE WOOSTER AND JOHN GORDON SINCLAIR WILL PLAY JEEVES FROM 30 JUNE 2014

 

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John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance will play iconic duo Jeeves and Wooster in the Olivier Award-winning hit Perfect Nonsense in the West End and on tour, replacing the current cast, Robert Webb and Mark Heap, from 30 June 2014. Co-writer Robert Goodale will take over from Mark Hadfield as Seppings. Winning Best New Comedy at the 2014 Olivier Awards, the charmingly incompetent Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are brought to life in this highly acclaimed comedy by brothers Robert and David Goodale. Based on and adapted from the established literary works of P.G. Wodehouse, Perfect Nonsense started previews at the Duke of York’s Theatre on 30 October 2013 with Stephen Mangan and Matthew McFayden in the title roles, with Robert Webb and Mark Heap taking over in April.  

John Gordon Sinclair is an Olivier Award-winning Scottish actor best-known for playing Gregory in Bill Forsyth’s iconic 1981 film Gregory’s Girl. In 1995 he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in She Loves Me (West End). John most recently played Professor Marcus in the West End run of The Ladykillers. Other stage credits include The Producers, Absurd Person Singular (both West End) and The Invisible Man (Menier Chocolate Factory). John recently appeared alongside Brad Pitt in the thriller World War Z. His acclaimed debut novel Seventy Times Seven was published in 2012.

James Lance is well-known for his numerous roles comedy series including Teachers, The Book Group, Smack the Pony and I’m Alan Partridge. He has also appeared on screen in films such as Marie Antoinette directed by Sofia Coppola and Bel Ami which starred Robert Pattinson. James’ stage credits include Celebrity Autobiography (Leicester Square Theatre) and Ingredient X (Royal Court).

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