Wealthy Parisian publisher Pierre (Nigel Havers - Manchild, Art) has the career, the wife, the friends and the mistress - and the most unusual pastime. Once a week, his friends meet for dinner and invite the most idiotic person they can find. By chance, Pierre comes across Francois Pignon (Ardal O'Hanlon - Father Ted, My Hero) ­- the finest nincompoop ever. When the paths of these two unlikely dinner companions collide, the result is gloriously chaotic!

This hilariously entertaining comedy is adapted by Oscar-winning writer Ronald Harwood (The Pianist), from Francis Veber's award-winning play and film Le Diner de Cons.

Written by Francis Veber, in a new adaptation by Ronald Harwood. Produced by Sonia Freidman Productions, Michael Colgan, Mark Milln in association with the Gate Theatre, Dublin.