Caricature sketch of Simon Callow and Clive Francis as their characters. There is a portrait of Westminster on the wall.


Thu 18 - Sat 27 June 2020
Tickets £25 - £45*

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9 April 2020
We are sorry to announce this show has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please click here to read our full statement.

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Friday 19 – Saturday 27 June, 7.45pm
Saturday 20 and Saturday 27 June, 2.30pm: £25/£35/£40/£45*
Thursday 18 June, 2.30pm & 7.45pm and Thursday 25 June, 2.30pm: £25/£35/£40*
Sunday 21 June: No performances

*All ticket prices include a £3 per ticket booking fee

Simon Callow headshot in black and white
Simon Callow (Jim Hacker)

Simon Callow’s (Jim Hacker) stage credits include A Song at Twilight (UK Tour), A Christmas Carol (Arts Theatre), Tuesday at Tesco’s (59E39th/New York), Twelfth Night, Amadeus (National Theatre), Being Shakespeare (Trafalgar Studios), The Man From Stratford (Tour/Edinburgh/Riverside), Equus (UK Tour). Simon’s screen credits include Victoria & Abdul (BBC Films), The Phantom of the Opera (Warner Brothers), Shakespeare in Love (Universal), Four Weddings and a Funeral (Working Title Films), Amadeus (Orion Pictures), The Dead Room (BBC), The Rebel (Retort), Outlander (Starz) and Angels in America (HBO).

Photo credit: Ivon Bartholomew

Clive Francis headshot in black and white
Clive Francis (Sir Humphrey Appleby)

Clive Francis’s (Sir Humphrey Appleby) credits include 84 Charing Cross Road (UK Tour & Cambridge Arts Theatre), Slaves of Solitude (Hampstead Theatre), An Inspector Calls (Playhouse Theatre), Les Blancs (National Theatre), The Madness of King George III (Apollo Theatre) and A Christmas Carol (RSC). Clive’s screen credits include Mr Turner (Thin Man Films), The Crown (Netflix), Lost City of Z (MadRiver Productions), The Little Stranger (Potboiler Productions), Cursed (Netflix), Official Secrets (Classified Films) and Dolittle (Universal).

Photo credit: Simon Annand

Jonathan Lynn (Writer and Director)

Jonathan Lynn’s West End theatre debut was as Motel the Tailor in the original London cast of Fiddler on the Roof. London directing credits include: The Glass Menagerie, working with Tennessee Williams; Songbook (Best Musical, Society of West End Theatres Award and Evening Standard Award); Anna Christie (RSC, Stratford and the Donmar); Joe Orton’s Loot, starring Leonard Rossiter; Pass The Butler by Eric Idle, Shaw’s Arms And The Man, Coward's Tonight At 8.30, and The Gingerbread Man by David Wood (two seasons at The Old Vic). At the National Theatre, Lynn directed A Little Hotel on the Side by Georges Feydeau, and Three Men on A Horse (Olivier Award, Best Comedy). As Artistic Director of the Cambridge Theatre Company, Lynn directed 19 productions, producing 20 others, 9 of which transferred to the West End.