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The universally critically acclaimed production Best of Enemies has come to the Noel Coward Theatre after a sell-out run at the Young Vic. Book tickets to witness the compelling recount of a historical debate that shifted the course of American politics and would transform television news forever. You won’t want to be left without a seat to the debate so secure your seats to this West End transfer now!
Best of Enemies is a tense political battle for presidency
The year is 1968, it is a time of protest, tension and political divide in America. Two candidates fight for the presidency of the United States and the arguments of the people play out in the debates of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. The nation is caught in chaos and riveted to the screen.
Best of Enemies follows the story of iconoclastic liberal Gore Vidal and crafty conservative opponent William F Buckley Jr. All across America, millions tune in to nightly broadcasts to watch fiery debates that question beliefs and moral integrity. This new television format is examining the moral maps of a shattered nation in a way will open a new frontier in politics and forever change television news.
The casts and creatives
It has been announced that Zachary Quinto (The Boys in the Band, Star Trek, Heroes) will make his London stage debut in the West End transfer of Best of Enemies. He is set to play left-wing icon Gore Vidal. David Harewood (Homeland, Super Girl, Ten Percent) returns to reprise his role as conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Further casting will be announced in due course.
The play is influenced by the 2015 biopic of the same name by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon. and is directed by Jeremy Herrin, who directed People, Places and Things and the acclaimed Wolf Hall Trilogy. Herrin reunites with James Graham with whom he worked on This House.
James Graham is an influential and prolific writer of stage (Ink, This House, Labour of Love) and screen (Sherwood, Quiz, Brexit: The Uncivil War) . His critically acclaimed drama Brexit: The Uncivil War landing him a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award.
Book tickets for Best of Enemies today!
Don’t miss the chance to be at the edge of your seat and whilst political rivalry unfolds. Tune in to the West End transfer of Best of Enemies as it comes to the Noël Coward Theatre for a limited 3-month run. Book Best of Enemies tickets now to secure your seats.
Age restrictionUnder 3s will not be admitted. All children attending must have their own ticket and be able to occupy their own seats. Under 16s must be accompanied by and seated with an adult.
Running time2 hours 25 minutes (including interval)
Performance dates14 November 2022 - 18 February 2023
ContentThis show contains themes of racism, homophobia and violence, use of strobe, and smoking onstage. Temporary glare from projectors may occur on occasion from certain seats.
Everyone, regardless of age, must have their own ticket to enter the theatre. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by and sat next to a ticketholder who is at least 18 years old. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted. Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break but we cannot guarantee admittance into the performance.
You may not bring food or drink purchased elsewhere.
AccessAudio Described performance: 3 December 2022 at 2.30 pm , Captioned performance: 10 December 2022 at 2.30 pm
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