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One of the UK's best loved actors, Martin Shaw leads a star-studded cast.
Best known for his TV roles in Judge John Deed, Inspector George Gently and The Professionals, he returns to the stage after his West End triumphs which include An Ideal Husband, Twelve Angry Men, Are You Lonesome Tonight? and A Man for All Seasons.
Jeff Fahey, American movie star whose films include The Lawnmower Man and TV series Lost co-stars alongside BAFTA award-winning Gemma Jones, best known for her roles in Bridget Jones's Diary, Spooks and Harry Potter.
Jack Shepherd, whose extensive career includes his celebrated roles in Wycliffe and Bill Brand; Glynis Barber, best known for Dempsey and Makepeace, Night and Day and EastEnders; and Honeysuckle Weeks and Anthony Howell who co-starred alongside Michael Kitchen as Samantha Stewart and Paul Milner in Foyle's War.
Two opposing presidential party candidates are neck and neck in an unscrupulous battle for the nomination.
The only thing that separates the ex-Secretary of State and his populist opponent is an endorsement from a respected ex-President.
But where does compromise end and corruption begin?
And who in the end will be proved to be 'the best man'?
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Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
Martin Shaw - William Russell
Jeff Fahey - Joseph Cantwell
Jack Shepherd - Ex-President Hockstader
Glynis Barber - Alice Russell
Honeysuckle Weeks - Mabel Cantwell
Anthony Howell - Dick Jenson
Gemma Jones - Mrs. Gamadge
Emma Campbell-Jones - Catherine/ Reporter
Jim Creighton - Dom Blades
Simon Hepworth - Delegate/ Reporter
Ian Houghton - Dr Artinian/ Reporter
Craig Pinder - Senator Carlin/ Reporter
David Tarkenter - Marcus Sheldon/ Reporter
Sam Donnelly - Male Understudy/ ASM
Alice Offley - Female Understudy/ AM
Author: Gore Vidal
Composer: Ed Lewis
Director: Simon Evans
Designer: Michael Taylor
Costume designer: Hilary Lewis
Lighting: Chris Davey
Sound: Ed Lewis
Production: Bill Kenwright