AN-AWARD-winning theatre company is bringing its latest production to a Flintshire pub.

The Last Quiz Night on Earth is an immersive, innovative new play by Alison Carr.

The tour comes to Wales with performances at The Burntwood Pub, Buckley in association with Theatre Clwyd.

The latest tour from Box of Tricks follows two sold-out tours of critically acclaimed Chip Shop Chips.

Pre-apocalyptic comedy, The Last Quiz Night on Earth, breaks the fourth wall, plunging audiences in to the drama of the show.

The unique production will be staged in urban and rural venues across the country, including theatres, village halls, community arts centres and local pubs.

Pub Landlady Kathy will be played by Meriel Scholfield. Meriel trained at RADA and is a regular on TV with appearances in all the major soaps including Coronation Street. Fans may recognise her from numerous appearances on the famous cobbles, she has also appeared in Last Tango in Halifax, Holby City and Doctors.

Shaban Dar takes the role of ‘host with the most’, pre-apocalyptic Quizmaster Rav Shaban is a familiar face in theatre.

Unexpected guests Bobby and Fran played by Chris Jack and Amy Drake bring plenty of drama to the piece when they arrive at the quiz with some unresolved business.

Chris Jack has appeared in a number of stage plays and his TV credits include Hollyoaks, Coronation Street and Emmerdale.

Amy Drake’s TV credits include Cold Feet, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale. In theatre, Amy has appeared in several productions including A Christmas Carol at Theatr Clwyd.

The cast of four will embark upon a UK tour throughout spring 2020 –connecting with audiences in the heart of local communities.

The Last Quiz Night on Earth is written by Alison Carr, directed by Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder, associate producer is Max Emmerson, with design by Katie Scott.

Playwright Alison Carr received critical acclaim for her plays Caterpillar and Iris, and her play Tuesday has been commissioned for the National Theatre’s 2020 Connections programme.

Hannah Tyrrell-Pinder said: “We’re really excited to announce the cast for our latest tour. We have four exceptionally talented actors and I’m looking forward to creating a great piece of immersive theatre – and a great night out – with them.”

The play runs at the Burtwood in Buckley from Tuesday, March 31, until Wednesday, April 1, with shows starting at 7pm. Tickets £10.

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