Michael Ball is to reprise his role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, when the musical plays at the London Coliseum next year.
It will have a 12-week run from April 23, 2020. Press night is April 29.
The original creative team of the show are working on the production, including director Jack O’Brien and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.
Ball won the best actor in a musical Olivier in 2008 for playing the role in the West End. Further casting is to be announced.
The London Coliseum run is being produced by Adam Spiegel Productions and Fiery Angel.