James Graham’s hit play will open at the Chichester Festival Theatre from the 22nd until the 30th September before embarking on a nationwide tour.
It has been announced that joining the previously announced Rory Bremner in the upcoming tour of James Graham’s play will be Emmerdale star Charley Webb, in her first professional stage role and recently on screens in Better(BBC). Alongside her is Lewis Reeves, who appeared in I May Destroy You and The Midwich Cuckoos, and TV star of Northern Lights, Waterloo Road and most recently Shakespeare and Hathaway: Private Investigators, Mark Benton.
In addition, they will be joined by Leo Wringer, who has had a prolific career on stage spanning over four decades, comedian and actress Sukh Ojla, whose recent screen credits include Netflix’s Bridgerton and Marc Antolin whose stage career’s roles include Little Shop Of Horrors at Regent’s Park Theatre, for which he was Olivier nominated.
In a shockingly shameless scam, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire was duped out of £1,000,000. Or was it?
The play follows the infamous story of Charles Ingram aka ‘The Coughing Major’, which surrounded the UK television series Who Wants to be a Millionaire? in 2001. James Gaham’s play was then transformed into an ITV series starring Michael Sheen, Matthew Macfadyen and Sian Clifford.
Quiz was nominated for two Olivier Awards including Best New Comedy and originally premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre before heading to the West End in 2018.
The production is directed by Co-Artistic Director of The Royal Shakespeare Company, Daniel Evans and Seán Linnen with design by Robert Jones, and produced by Jonathan Church Theatre Productions,Wessex Grove and Gavin Kalin Productions, by arrangement with William Village. Lighting by Ryan Day, composition and sound design by Ben and Max Ringham, with video by Tim Reid and casting by Matilda James CDG.
To find out more about the production visit: https://www.quiztheplay.co.uk/