Casting has been announced for James Graham’s latest play to be staged in the West End, Quiz. The play, which initially ran in Chichester last year, explores Britain’s love affair with the game show format, and focusses on Charles Ingram’s cheating scandal on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? in 2001. Gavin Spokes and Keir Charles reprise their roles as Ingram and Chris Tarrant respectively from the Chichester production, as do Greg Haiste, Mark Meadows, Henry Pettigrew, Stephanie Street, Jay Villiers, Lizzie Winkler and Sarah Woodward. They will be joined by Sharon Ballard.
James Graham has a reputation for turning big, meaty topics into pieces of riveting theatre. In the last 12 months alone, he has tackled the formation of The Sun and Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Ink, told a 30 year history of the Labour party from a single constituency office in Labour of Love, and This House, his play about the 1974 General Election, is currently touring the UK. He takes... Read more