Party Games! Full Tour and Cast Announced

Debra Stephenson and Ryan Early join Matthew Cottle!

Joining Matthew Cottle (Stan Laurel in the film Chaplin, Martin in BBC’s Game On, ITV’s Unforgotten, Dave in BBC’s Citizen Khan and Edward in Channel 4’s The Windsors) as Prime Minister John Waggner are:

Debra Stephenson (Diane Powell in Playing the Field, Shell Dockley in Bad Girls, Frankie Baldwin in Coronation Street, The Impressions Show and Dead Ringers) as Deputy Leader Lisa Williams.

Ryan Early (Darren Vance in Coronation Street, Dan in Almost Never for CBBC and Lee Bryce in The Archers for BBC Radio 4) as spin doctor Seth Dickens.

Natalie Dunne (Anna Schmidt in The Third Man at Menier Chocolate Factory, Your Christmas Or Mine? for Amazon, Trying for Apple TV and Locked Up Abroad for Disney+) as Anne Waggner, the Prime Minister’s wife.

Krissi Bohn (three years as Jenna Kamara in Coronation Street and a storyteller on the CBeebies series Treasure Champs and a series regular in the CBBC series Biff & Chip) as Private Secretary Candice Edwards.

Jason Callender (Upstart Crow and The Play That Goes Wrong in the West End, Malory Towers for the BBC and 4 O’Clock Club for CBBC) as would-be Chief of Staff Luke Roberts.

William Oxborrow (The Madness of GeorgeIII at the National Theatre, the title role in The Picture of Dorian Gray at Gate Theatre, Dublin, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and A Clockwork Orange for the RSC and The Clandestine Marriage and Guys and Dolls in the West End) playing multiple roles.

The show will premiere at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre from 2-11 May 2024, before it embarks on a national tour to:
Theatre Royal Windsor 14-18 May
New Theatre, Cardiff 21-25 May
Cambridge Arts Centre 4-8 June
Worthing Connaught Theatre 12-15 June
Theatre Royal Bath 18-22 June
Malvern Festival Theatre 25-29 June.

Party Games! is an Yvonne Arnaud original production, written by Michael McManus and directed by Joanna Read.

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Last Updated: Mar 2024