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Following his hit plays Ink and Labour of Love, James Graham’s latest work Quiz opens at the Noel Coward Theatre in 2018.

Quiz takes an in-depth look at our love for a good TV quiz show, from Mastermind to The Price is Right, before telling the story of the infamous ‘coughing Major’ Charles Ingram, who cheated his way to the top prize on ITV quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

The play opened at Chichester Festival Theatre in November 2017 to positive reviews, and will be transferring to the Noel Coward Theatre from 31st March to 16th June.

Quiz is directed by Daniel Evans, artistic director at Chichester Festival Theatre, and it marks the theatre’s second West End transfer after Half a Sixpence.

The original Chichester production of Quiz starred Gavin Spokes as Charles Ingram and Keir Charles as the Millionaire host Chris Tarrant, and they will reprise their roles in the West End. The cast for Quiz also includes Greg Haiste, Mark Meadows, Henry Pettigrew, Stephanie Street, Jay Villiers, Lizzie Winkler and Sarah Woodward and Sharon Ballard.

Quiz is at the Noel Coward Theatre from 31st March to 16th June.

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Quiz running time: 
2 hours 30 minutes (One interval)
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James Graham
William Village, Playful Productions and Chichester Festival Theatre
Daniel Evans
Tim Lutkin
Ben and Max Ringham
Robert Jones
Naomi Said
Cast list:
Gavin Spokes, Keir Charles, Greg Haiste, Mark Meadows, Henry Pettigrew, Stephanie Street, Jay Villiers, Lizzie Winkler and Sarah Woodward, Sharon Ballard
Other info:
Video Designer: Tim Reid

Noel Coward Theatre

85-88 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4AU
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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

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James Graham interview - ‘Since Trump got elected, I’ve wanted to write a play about truth’
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

While on the face of it James Graham’s play Quiz is about gameshows and cheating, the playwright says he has been encouraged to write a play about truth since the election of Donald Trump.  Speaking before the opening of Quiz, which examines the Charles Ingram Millionaire scandal, Graham said: “I remember this story captivating me as an 18-year-old, so I was thrilled to dramatise this. But there was a niggle in my head ever since the Trump election and the referendum, the nature of truth changing is something I’ve wanted to talk about for a long time.” 

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

This spring, James Graham is back in the West End following up his successes of last year – Ink and Labour of Love – with Quiz, his investigation into the Charles Ingram cheating scandal currently previewing at the Noel Coward Theatre. Back in 2003, Ingram was dubbed the ‘Coughing Major’ after he was accused of cheating his way to the top prize on the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire by colluding with his wife and a fellow contestant. Graham’s play, which premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre, retells the story and examines the court case and scandal that followed.

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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.

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