Sex, lies and real-life wives! Casting has been announced for the previously reported revival of Ray Cooney’s classic 1984 political farce Two Into One. Real-life husband and wife Michael Praed and Josefina Gabrielle will star as a philandering MP and his betrayed wife. The production will begin performances at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory March 8, with opening night set for March 19. Directed by the playwright, the show will play a limited engagement through April 26.
In Two Into One all parliamentary aide George Pidgen has to do is book a hotel room for MP Richard Willey to meet his mistress. But the bumbling aide makes a series of disastrous mistakes, and extreme complications ensue...
Praed’s most well-known for his turn as the Prince Michael of Moldavia in Dynasty. His stage credits include Contact, Aspects of Love, Design for Living and The Pirates of Penzance. Film includes Dangerous Obsession and Robin Hood and the Sorcerer. Olivier nominee Gabrielle appeared on Broadway in Oklahoma!. Her other stage credits include Merrily We Roll Along and Sweet Charity.
The cast will also star Jean Fergusson (Coronation Street), Jeffrey Holland (Hi-De-Hi), Nick Wilton (Eastenders) and feature Kathryn Rooney, Ray Cooney, Tom Golding and Kelly Adams.