Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez have been cast in a new comedy by the writer of The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow.
They will appear in the play, The Messiah, when it sets out on a UK tour this autumn.
The Messiah is described as “a love letter to theatre, theology and the great man himself”.
It opens at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre on October 15, before touring to the New Theatre in Cardiff, Sheffield’s Lyceum, Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and Richmond Theatre, where the tour ends on December 1.
It is being advertised as touring ahead of a West End run however no details have yet been announced.
Barlow, whose credits include The 39 Steps and the 2015 adaptation of A Christmas Carol starring Jim Broadbent, also directs.
The play has additional material by John Ramm, Jude Kelly and Julian Haugh.