Jeeves and Wooster will be continuing their Perfect Nonsense in London’s West End. Robert Webb will take over from Stephen Mangan as Jeeves and Mark Heap wll replace Matthew Macfayden as Wooster in Perfect Nonsense on April 7. The comedy, directed by Sean Foley, is set to continue playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre through September 20.
Webb is best known for his TV role as Jeremy in Peep Show. Other screen credits include The Mitchell and Webb Situation and That Mitchell and Webb Look, Confetti, Magicians and The Wedding Video. Webb made his West End stage debut in the UK premiere of Fat Pig by Neil LaBute.
Heap’s screen roles include Spaced, Green Wing, Friday Night Dinner, Lark Rise to Candleford, Miranda, Skins, Outnumbered and Stardust and The World’s End.
Based on and adapted from the established literary works of P.G. Wodehouse, Perfect Nonsense, which is about the charmingly incompetent Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves, are brought to life in this new comedy by brothers Robert and David Goodale.