Sunday, 25 March 2012

The Ladykillers to go on tour after West End run

A new stage adaptation of the classic Ealing comedy The Ladykillers, starring The Thick of It's Peter Capaldi, is to tour the UK and Ireland from September.

The 26-week tour follows a run at London's Gielgud Theatre which closes on 14 April.

Written by Graham Linehan, the comedy is nominated for five Olivier awards including best new play, and best actress for Marcia Warren.

The West End cast includes Ben Miller and Vicar of Dibley actor James Fleet.

The tour begins at Theatre Royal Plymouth, before visiting Canterbury, Sheffield, Birmingham, Southampton, Cambridge, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Malvern and Bath, with further dates set for 2013.

Read more at BBC

Also reported by Broadway World  and The Guardian

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