Production images have been released giving a first look at Lenny Henry as the title character in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at the Donmar Warehouse.

The play, which is a satire of Hitler's rise to power, follows gangster Arturo Ui in '30s Chicago and was written by Bertolt Brecht in 1941.

Directed by Simon Evans, the cast also includes Giles Terera, Tom Edden and Michael Pennington.

Click here to watch our interview with director Simon Evans and designer Peter McKintosh

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui runs at the Donmar Warehouse from 2 May to 17 June