One Man, Two Guvnors extends at Haymarket, Tom Edden returns
It was also announced today that, following the show's Tony Award-winning run on Broadway, Tom Edden is returning to the West End to play Alfie the Waiter (from 19 November).
He joins Owain Arthur as Francis Henshall, Jodie Prenger as Dolly, Phil Cornwell as Charlie, Rhona Croker as Pauline, David Benson as Gareth, Nigel Betts as Harry, Derek Elroy as Lloyd, Daniel Ings as Alan, Ben Mansfield as Stanley Stubbers and Gemma Whelan as Rachel Crabbe.
Nicholas Hytner's production of Richard Bean's award-wining adaptation, based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, was first seen at the National Theatre in May 2011, starring James Corden as Francis. Corden won a Whatsonstage.com Award for the role, and subsequently scooped a Tony on Broadway.
Among its other honours One Man, Two Guvnors won Best New Comedy prize at this year's Whatsonstage.com Awards and has also been recognised with Critics' Circle and Evening Standard gongs.
A second UK tour, with a new cast led by Rufus Hound, will begin in October this year and in February 2013 the production will embark on an international tour.