Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock to star in Barking in Essex

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Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock are to star in the world premiere of Barking in Essex by Clive Exton.

The production will play at Wyndham’s Theatre from September next year.

Exton, who wrote scripts for the television series Jeeves and Wooster, penned the play in 2005 but died in 2007.

The West End production will be directed by Harry Burton and is being cast by Anne Vosser.

It is being produced in London by Michael Edwards and Carole Winter for MJE Productions.

The play will run from September 6, 2013, and will have its press night on September 16.