Mark Gatiss to swap Sherlock for stage at Hampstead

Marl Gatiss has been announced as the lead in a new Howard Brenton play coming to Hampstead Theatre

Mark Gatiss is set to grace the Hampstead Theatre stage as King Charles I.

The Sherlock and League Of Gentlemen actor will star in the premiere of 55 Days – Howard Brenton’s new play about the events leading up to the only military coup in British history.

The play will be directed by Howard Davis.

At Hampstead Theatre from October 18 to November 24.