Patrick Marber to direct Travesties at Menier Chocolate Factory
Tom Hollander returns to the stage to play the lead role of Henry Carr
Tom Hollander, whose theatre credits include A Flea in Her Ear (Old Vic), The Threepenny Opera (Donmar Warehouse) and Mojo (Royal Court), returns to the stage to play Henry Carr. Further casting to be announced.
Stoppard's comedy premiered at the Aldwych Theatre in 1974 and won the Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy along with a Tony Award for Best Play for its Broadway transfer
The play centres on British diplomat Henry Carr and his encounters with the likes of James Joyce and Lenin during the First World War
Travesties runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 4 October - 19 November 2016, with previews from 22 September.