REVIEW: The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre

Gore Vidal’s insightful look into the American elections is sharply written – but does it reveal anything about the world of politics that we didn’t already know?  Has politics really changed over the years or has it, as this production of Gore Vidal’s 1960 play proves, just the names involved that have changed? Set against… Read More

NEWS: Gore Vidal’s The Best Man to Make West End Debut

It has been confirmed that Gore Vidal’s political drama will play at the Playhouse Theatre from the 24th February.  Bill Kenwright will present the West End premiere of The Best Man, opening for previews at the Playhouse Theatre from the 24th February, officially opening on the 5th March. Two opposing presidential party candidates are neck… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for UK Tour of The Best Man

Further casting for the upcoming UK tour of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man has been confirmed.  Martin Shaw is William Russell, esteemed ex-Secretary of State and a US presidential candidate with a philandering reputation. Jeff Fahey is Joseph Cantwell, an ambitious populist newcomer, opposing Russell for the party nomination. Neck and neck, the only thing… Read More

NEWS: Martin Shaw to Star in UK Premiere of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man

Presented by Bill Kenwright, this UK premiere will visit Windsor, Brighton, Richmond, Bath and Cambridge prior to a West End run.  It has been announced that Martin Shaw will lead the cast in the UK premiere of Gore Vidal’s political thriller about ambition, political scandal, ruthlessness… and the race for the white house. Two opposing presidential… Read More