Sue Johnston joins Kara Tointon and Stephen Mangan in The Man in the White Suit in West End and Bath
The Royle Family star will appear in Sean Foley's production
Sue Johnston is to join the cast of the upcoming production of The Man in the White Suit, it has been revealed.
The piece will open at the Theatre Royal Bath from 5 September before heading to Wyndham's Theatre in London from 26 September.
Sean Foley directs the production which follows what happens when Sidney Stratton develops a fabric that never gets dirty or wears out. Foley reunites with designer Michael Taylor, who worked on The Ladykillers.
The Man in the White Suit is based on the play The Flower Within the Bud by Roger MacDougall, which was adapted for the screen by MacDougall, John Dighton and Alexander Mackendrick. The 1951 film starred Alex Guinness, Joan Greenwood and Cecil Parker.
Further cast for the show is yet to be announced.