Baddiel will spend four weeks at the Chocolate Factory following runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and London's Southbank Centre
Cooney himself will also appear in the Menier Chocolate Factory revival
The production will follow Candide and open in March
Scarlett Strallen is currently starring as Cunegonde in the Menier Chocolate Factory's Candide, which opened last week. She was recently nominated for the WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performances in Candide and A Chorus Line.
Guests including Cynthia Erivo, Kathy Lette, Joe McFadden, Mark Umbers and Kaisa Hammarlund were among those at the opening night of Candide at the Menier Chocolate Factory last night (2 December 2013)
Production images have been released for the Menier Chocolate Factory's production of Bernstein's Candide, which opens tonight. Starring Fra Fee, Scarlett Strallen, James Dreyfus, Jackie Clune and Cassidy Janson, it runs until 22 February 2014
Opening this week, in the West End and further afield, includes Jude Law in Henry V, Candide at the Menier, the National's Emil and the Detectives, and more