We’re very excited to announce the cast for our forthcoming production of Alison Carr’s The Last Quiz Night on Earth, which we’re taking to urban and rural venues across the country, including theatres, village halls, community arts centres and local pubs.
Pub Landlady Kathy will be played by Meriel Scholfield; Meriel trained at RADA and is a regular on TV with appearances in all the major soaps including Coronation Street, fans may recognise her from numerous appearances on the famous cobbles, she has also appeared in Last Tango in Halifax, Holby City and Doctors.
Shaban Dar takes the role of ‘host with the most’, pre-apocalyptic Quizmaster Rav. Shaban is a familiar face in theatre with credits including I Believe in Unicorns (Theatre Alibi), Peggin Out (Unheard Theatre) and Brink (Royal Exchange Theatre).
Unexpected guests Bobby and Fran played by Chris Jack and Amy Drake bring plenty of drama to the piece when they arrive at the quiz with some unresolved business.
Chris Jack has appeared in a number of stage plays including Beryl (Octagon Theatre), Noughts and Crosses (Pilot Theatre/ Derby Theatre/ Coventry Belgrade) and Brighton Rock (York Theatre Royal/ Pilot Theatre); his TV credits include Hollyoaks, Coronation Street and Emmerdale.
Amy Drake’s TV credits include Cold Feet, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale. In theatre Amy has appeared in several productions including A Christmas Carol (Theatr Clwyd) and My Mother Said I Never Should (Theatre by the Lake)
The cast of four will embark upon a UK tour throughout Spring 2020 –connecting with audiences in the heart of local communities.
The tour opens at the Welcome Inn in Salford, in association with The Lowry, from Tuesday 11 February to Saturday 15 February 2020, before touring unusual spaces until Saturday 11 April 2020.