Theatre Quiz of the Week: Assassins, the Bard and The History Boys

Take our weekly quiz to find out how up to date you are on the news from theatreland

Think you are up to date with all the latest castings, gossip and news from theatreland? Find out by taking our most recent Theatre Quiz of the Week here.

Results from this Quiz

Which comedian has been cast in the lead role of Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory?

1. Catherine Tate (91%)
2. Dawn French (4%)
3. Joe Brand (2%)
4. Sarah Millican (3%)

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Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance will appear in Farinelli and the King at what venue next year?

1. The Playhouse (8%)
2. West Yorkshire Playhouse (8%)
3. Sam Wanamaker Playhouse (66%)
4. Southwark Playhouse (17%)

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Haydn Gwynne and Jerome Pradon have joined Tamsin Greig in the cast of which production?

1. Henry IV (5%)
2. Here Lies Love (6%)
3. Electra (6%)
4. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (82%)

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Which opera has Simon Stephens adapted for the new season at the Almeida?

1. Don Giovanni (25%)
2. Carmen (37%)
3. La Boheme (17%)
4. La traviata (21%)

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In the same season at the Almeida, which Shakespeare play will Ian McDiarmid star in?

1. The Merchant of Venice (52%)
2. The Merry Wives of Windsor (15%)
3. The Tempest (21%)
4. The Taming of the Shrew (12%)

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The multi multi award-winning play The History Boys is being revived for a major UK tour next year. Who wrote it?

1. Harold Pinter (3%)
2. David Hare (3%)
3. Alan Bennett (89%)
4. Alan Ayckbourn (4%)

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Leo Ihenacho has been cast in the upcoming tour of Dancing in the Streets. Which pop group was he a member of?

1. The Streets (45%)
2. Blue (28%)
3. Boyzone (4%)
4. 5ive (22%)

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Which Men Behaving Badly star has been cast in Fanny Hill at Bristol Old Vic?

1. Martin Clunes (12%)
2. Neil Morrissey (23%)
3. Caroline Quentin (56%)
4. Leslie Ash (9%)

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Which show, billed as a 'modern history play', transferred from the Almeida to the West End this week?

1. King Harry I (3%)
2. King Charles III (88%)
3. Queen Kate I (3%)
4. King William V (5%)

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The picture below shows Beverley Knight in rehearsals for her next show. What is the show?

1. Evita (3%)
2. Cats (5%)
3. Memphis (82%)
4. Made in Dagenham (10%)

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