Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Robert Webb returns to Jeeves & Wooster; new touring cast announced

It has been revealed that Robert Webb will re-join the cast of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense next year after completing his run in the West End production of Neville's Island.

Following its acclaimed West End run, which was extended several times, Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense is currently touring the UK. Jason Thorpe and Christopher Ryan are also joining the cast as Jeeves and Seppings . Webb plays Bertie Wooster.

They take over from John Gordon Sinclair (Jeeves), James Lance (Bertie Wooster) and Robert Goodale (Seppings).

The 2015 tour will commence on 2nd February, visiting Shrewsbury, Oxford, Sheffield, Harrogate, Chichester, Birmingham, Canterbury, Belfast, Malvern, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Woking, Truro, Edinburgh, Salisbury and Leeds before ending in Cardiff on 13th June.

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 opened in the West End in October 2013 where it ran until September 2014. The show has been on the road since September 2014.

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