3RD NOVEMBER - 9TH DECEMBER 2017
Design by Rob Jones
What is QUIZ?
(A) The world premiere of a new play acclaimed by writer James Graham?
(B) A provocative re-examination of the conviction of Charles Ingram, 'the coughing major', for cheating, following his appearance on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
(C) A hilarious celebration of the great tradition of the British quiz show?
(D) A razor-sharp analysis of the 21st century's dangerous new attitude to truth and lies?
Answer: You decide.
QUIZ is a fictional imagining based on true events that occurred in 2001 after an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
The play is not at all connected with the makers of the TV programme or with any of the individuals portrayed.
QUIZ will run at the Chichester Minerva Theatre from 3rd November until 9th December 2017. For more information and to book tickets, click here.
The Guardian: 4 stars ****
'Full of kaleidoscopic razzmatazz Daniel Evan's production matches exactly the play's restless vivacity, Robert Jones's design is cleverly built around a revolving, illuminated cube and most of the 12-strong cast play multiple roles.'
'James Graham explores the thin line between courtroom and showbix.'
Sunday Times: 4 stars ****
'Graham asks serious questions in the most inventive ways.'
Metro: 4 stars ****
'James Graham, possibly the finest playwright of his generation, takes opposing views surrounding the saga and turns it into a gripping cautionary tale. Ingeniously constructed. Daniel Evan's nimble production is brash, bold and thought-provoking.'
The Stage: 4 stars ****
' Graham and director Daniel Evans expertly ratchet up the tension - and the possible doubts advanced by the defence attorny Sofia Woodley QC (a persuasive and determined Sarah Woodward) - on a story whose outcome we already know. Designer Robert Jones' set consists of a rotating cube of strip lights for the main TV studio that also seamlessly doubles up as the courtroom.'
WhatsonStage: 4 stars ****
'The drama grips like Greek tragedy.'
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