The Best Man

Political intrigue in the race to the White House has its UK premiere at the Arts Theatre

Forget fake news, try a slice of timely cutting-edge writing, when The Best Man, by Gore Vidal, comes to the Arts Theatre, 16 to 21 October.

Martin Shaw leads the cast in the UK premiere of this award-winning play about a race to the White House.

Opposing presidential candidates are neck and neck in a battle for their party’s nomination. All they need is official support from a respected ex-President. But where does compromise end and corruption begin? Who will be proven to be The Best Man?

Also starring Jeff Fahey, Glynis Barber, Honeysuckle Weeks and Gemma Jones, this tale of political intrigue twists and turns just like the real world.

Tickets start from £23.