Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quentin and Rory Bremner star in Trevor Nunn’s production of Relative Values, which arrives in the West End following a successful run at the Theatre Royal Bath.
Set in 1950s Kent, Noël Coward’s comedy explores an uproarious culture clash between the glittering world of Hollywood and the stiff upper lip of the English aristocracy.
It charts the story of a young earl who intends to marry a Hollywood actress. But when it comes to light that the starlet’s sister is none other than Moxie, the earl’s mother’s maid, the family is well and truly flummoxed and attempts to pass Moxie off as one of their own.
Olivier Award-winning actress Hodge plays Lady Marshwood. Her theatre credits include His Dark Materials, Noises Off, Money and A Little Night Music at the National Theatre. While she has also appeared extensively on screen, most recently she has become well-known for her role in hit BBC series Miranda.
Quentin plays Moxie. Best known for her on screen roles in series including Blue Murder and Jonathan Creek, the actress’ stage credits include Oh What A Lovely War at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey plays Cresswell following West End credits including Acorn Antiques, Guys And Dolls and Speed The Plow.