Quiz The Play – Noël Coward Theatre – interesting version of ‘coughing major’ – was he a cheat?

Quiz The Play

Quiz The Play – transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre after sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre. A new play by John Graham.  Video includes soundbites with guests invited to opening night in the West End.

Britain is obsessed with quiz shows; watching them, being selected for them, winning them. Quiz is a sharply funny new play that puts quiz shows in the spotlight.  It reexamines the 2001 events of the Charles Ingram Who Wants To Be A Millionaire cheating scandal and subsequent trial.

It is not in any way connected with the makers of the programme or any of the individuals portrayed.

A provocative re-examination of the case against Charles Ingram, the ‘coughing Major’.  Accused of cheating on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The incident led to headlines across the nation. As far as the British public is concerned no-one cheats on a quiz show!

Quiz ‘highlights the dangerous blending of entertainment, politics and justice today.’ (Sunday Times). From 31 March – 16 June 2018.

Noël Coward Theatre, 85-88 St Martin’s Ln, London WC2N 4AP

Tickets  T: 0844 482 5140


Remember the Chris Tarrant show the guy who hosted Who Wants to be a Millionaire?  Had top TV ratings and one of the most popular shows on television at the time.  Did you watch it?

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