Maureen Lipman is joining James Dreyfus in the new stage production of Harvey.
The play opens at Birmingham Rep on February 6 before touring the country ahead of a West End transfer.
Lipman will play Veta, who tries to get her brother, Elwood P. Dowd (Dreyfus) committed rather than risk the family’s reputation.
Ross Noble has joined the cast of The Producers which will be touring the UK next year.
He’ll be playing Franz Liebkind who writes Springtime for Hitler.
He joins Jason Manford, who’ll be playing Leo Bloom, and Louie Spence who’s been signed up to play Carmen Ghia.
No word yet on who’ll star as Max Bialystock.
The tour begins in Bromley on March 6 and wraps up in Dublin on July 11.
Mark Strong will be appearing in the West End next year.
His play A View From The Bridge will transfer to Wyndhams Theatre from February 16.
The play’s cast will also include Emun Elliott, Phoebe Fox and Nicola Walker.
Glee’s Matthew Morrison is to lead the cast of the Broadway production of Finding Neverland.
The musical is based on the film starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet and the theatrical production is being produced by Harvey Weinstein.
The show’s music has been written by Take That star Gary Barlow alongside Eliot Kennedy.
The show begins previews on March 15 and officially opens on April 15.