Lizzie Winkler plays a variety of roles in Quiz at the Noel Coward Theatre, an immersive experience which examines the conviction of ‘the coughing Major’ in Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
It’s been a golden week for James Graham, British theatre’s wonder boy. After winning an Olivier Award for his comedy, Labour of Love, he now has another show in the West End, this time a transfer from the Chichester Theatre, where it premiered last November.
In Quiz James Graham’s serious points emerge clearer too: the rise of “emo-tainment”, the class-conscious manipulation of the masses for profit, and above all the age of nosey, lipsmacking knee-jerk judgment of strangers:
Sarah Woodward spoke to Love London Love Culture about her own quizzing ability and being part of Quiz at the Noel Coward Theatre (31 March to 16 June 2018).
It’s a layered story that opens with a pub quiz, setting the scene for the world of obsessive competition fanatics, laying a direct trail from that bar to the gameshow hot-seat.