The new recruit...

Kathryn Drysdale
Kathryn Drysdale

WIGAN actress Kathryn Drysdale is to star in a stage production of The Recruiting Officer.

Kathryn, who has starred in Benidorm and Two Pints of Lager, will join the likes of Mackenzie Crook, Nancy Carroll and Tobias Menzies at the Donmar Warehouse in London.

The production, written by George Farquhar, follows the lives of Captain Plume, Captain Brazen and the gentleman Mr Worthy, as they serve in the King’s army, but get distracted by women they lust for.

The play runs from February 9 to April 14.