The Last Quiz Night on Earth

A new play by Alison Carr

11 February – 11 April 2020

“The end of the world quiz waits for no man, literally. Onwards ever onwards to our fiery decline. Round Three…”

It’s the end of the world. The last night on earth. An asteroid is heading straight for us. Fancy going out with a bang?

It’s the final countdown. Landlady Kathy invites you to the last quiz night on earth with Quizmaster Rav. He’s the host with the most. But with time ticking, some unexpected guests turn up out of the blue. Bobby wants to settle old scores and Fran wants one last shot at love. Expect the unexpected right until the bitter end.

Following two sold-out tours of Chip Shop Chips, Box of Tricks brings explosive new pre-apocalyptic comedy The Last Quiz Night on Earth to your local. So grab a drink and join us for a night you won’t forget with plenty of drama. Let’s get quizzical, quizzical!

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“Simple but innovative... The Last Quiz Night on Earth is a fantastic night down the pub and at the theatre and was a joy to experience.”
★★★★ North West End
“A well-executed piece of drama that is forged seamlessly around an actual quiz... holds up a mirror to human emotions and frailties... With an excellent blend of humour, pathos and quiz-mastery this is a good story, well told. It is a gem of a show. ”
★★★★ Quays Life
“A fun, innovative slice of a theatre, packed full of comedic set pieces, great one liners and a pinch of high drama... The cast are on fine form... all four have great chemistry... The Last Quiz Night On Earth is a fun, entertaining night out.”
★★★★ Opening Night
“Incredibly cohesive, with the story, quiz, and audience interaction blending together with deceptive ease... Alison Carr’s full-of-life script serves up some gentle home truths alongside the humour. With its energetic staging and engaging performances, the show’s two hours fly by... generating a defiantly feel-good force field.”
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Cast Members:


Creative Team:


Director: Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder Designer: Katie Scott
Associate Producer: Max Emmerson Audience & Marketing Associate: Al Lockhart-Morley
Production Manager: Alice Longson Assistant Director: Kitty Ball
Press : Bill Elms Associates

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Show Calendar

The Welcome Inn, Salford (in association with The Lowry) 11 February — 15 February
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Wingates Village Institute (Highlights North) 20 February
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Bardon Mill & Henshaw Village Hall (Highlights North) 21 February
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Mickleton Village Hall (Highlights North) 22 February
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The Holbeck, Leeds (in association Slung Low) 23 February
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The Beggar’s Theatre, Millom (Arts Out West, Cumbria) 27 February
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Ullock Village Hall (Arts Out West, Cumbria) 28 February
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Oulton Village Hall (Arts Out West, Cumbria) 29 February
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Florence Mine Egremont (Arts Out West, Cumbria) 1 March
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Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester 2 — 4 March
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The Isaac Dixon Boathouse (Spot On, Lancashire) 5 March
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Calder Vale Village Hall (Spot On, Lancashire) 6 March
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Longton VM Club (Spot On, Lancashire) 7 March
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Burnley Mechanics 8 March
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Bank Top Tavern (in association with Oldham Coliseum Theatre & live@thelibrary) 16 — 17 March
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Newhampton Arts Centre (Black Country Touring) 18 March
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Thimblemill Library, Smethwick (Black Country Touring) 19 March
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Pocklington Arts Centre 20 March
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Northwich Memorial Court 21 March
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Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough 24 — 25 March
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Great Whittington Village Hall (Highlights North) 26 March
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Hamsterley Village Hall (Highlights North) 27 March
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Helsington & Brigsteer Village Hall (Highlights North) 28 March
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Arnside Educational Institute (Highlights North) 29 March
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The Burntwood Pub, Buckley (in association with Theatr Clwyd) 31 March — 1 April
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Gawsworth Village Hall (Cheshire Rural Touring) 3 April
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Goostrey Village Hall (Cheshire Rural Touring) 4 April
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Mollington Village Hall (Cheshire Rural Touring) 5 April
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Two Tubs (in association with The Met, Bury) 7 April
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Radcliffe Market (in association with The Met, Bury) 8 April
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Ramsbottom Civic Hall (in association with The Met, Bury) 9 April
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The Dukes, Lancaster 10 — 11 April 2020
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