The Best Man archiveTwo opposing presidential party candidates are neck and neck in an unscrupulous battle for the nomination. The only thing that separates the esteemed ex-Secretary of State and his newcomer 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 proven to be "the best man"?


Author: Gore Vidal
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Archive listings for The Best Man

Work type: Play.


Producer Bill Kenwright. Director Simon Evans. Design Michael Taylor. Costume Michael Taylor. Lighting Chris Davey. Music Ed Lewis. Sound Ed Lewis. Performer Martin Shaw (William Russell). Performer Jeff Fahey (Joseph Cantwell). Performer Jack Shepherd. Performer Maureen Lipman. Performer Glynis Barber. Performer Honeysuckle Weeks.
24 Feb 18 to 26 May 18Playhouse Theatre, West End :: V407
listing details L0399296356


UK PremiereProducer Bill Kenwright. Director Simon Evans. Performer Martin Shaw. Performer Jeff Fahey. Performer Jack Shepherd. Performer Glynis Barber. Performer Anthony Howell. Performer Gemma Jones. Performer Emma Campbell-Jones. Performer Jim Creighton. Performer Simon Hepworth. Performer Ian Houghton. Performer Craig Pinder. Performer David Tarkenter. Performer Alice Offley. Performer Samuel Donnelly..
23 Oct 17 to 28 Oct 17Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield :: V962
listing details L267659122
16 Oct 17 to 21 Oct 17Arts Theatre, Cambridge :: V19
listing details L01502649252
9 Oct 17 to 14 Oct 17Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L01216786009
25 Sep 17 to 30 Sep 17Theatre Royal, Brighton :: V657
listing details L1879728401
12 Sep 17 to 23 Sep 17Theatre Royal, Windsor :: V742
listing details L232186805

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