Broadway vet Leigh Zimmerman will join the West End transfer of Noel Coward's Relative Values as Miranda Frayle. Directed by Trevor Nunn and starring the previously announced Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quentin and Rory Bremner, the Theatre Royal Bath production will play a limited engagement March 19 through June 21. Press night is set for April 14 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Olivier winner Zimmerman has appeared on Broadway in Chicago, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Crazy For You and The Will Rogers Follies. Recent London stage credits include A Chorus Line and A Love Affair from A2Z .
Returning to the production from Bath are Steven Pacey as Peter, Timothy Kightley as Admiral Sir John Hayling, Amanda Boxer as Lady Cynthia Hayling, Sam Hoare as Nigel and Rebecca Birch as Alice .
There is consternation at Marshwood House when the young Earl announces he is to marry a Hollywood film actress…. but the family is well and truly flummoxed when it comes to light that the starlet’s sister is none other than Moxie, the Earl’s mother’s maid. In an attempt to cope with this deeply embarrassing situation, Moxie is dressed up in her ladyship’s cast-offs as the family endeavours to pass her off as one of their own.