New UK tour cast announced for 2:22 – A Ghost Story in 2024

New casting has been announced for the UK tour of 2:22 – A Ghost Story.

Danny Robins’ edge-of-your-seat, supernatural thriller continues to play at venues across the UK in 2024.

On the cast, Vera Chok (Hollyoaks, Cobra) will play Lauren, Jay McGuiness (The Wanted, BIG! The Musical, Rip It Up) will play Ben, Fiona Wade (Emmerdale, Silent Witness) will play Jenny, and George Rainsford (Call the Midwife, Casualty) will play Sam.

This next part of the tour opens at Northampton’s Royal & Derngate Theatre on 5 January 2024 and the cast will perform in venues across the UK until 1 June 2024.

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Vera Chok said: “Theatre brings me such joy, and I’m raring to get back on stage, and what a show to come back with! It’s going to be so fun to share 2:22, an absolute rollercoaster ride of a show, with audiences across the UK. Laughs, tension, and jump-out-of-your-seat scary – it’s going to be a Good Night Out with plenty to talk about over a bevvy after. Can’t wait to get in the room with the stellar team!”

Jay McGuinness added: “I went to see the play in London with Cheryl, Jake, Louise, and Scott, and immediately it was something I wanted to be a part of. Can’t wait to get stuck into this role and spend some time spooking theatres all around the UK!’

George Rainsford enthused: “I can’t wait to join the cast of 2:22 A Ghost Story, working with an amazing cast and crew. I am huge fan of Danny Robins’ script, it’s such a fun and thrilling night at the theatre and I look forward to spooking audiences up and down the country… everyone enjoys to be a little scared sometimes, right??”

Fiona Wade commented: “I am so excited to be joining the cast of 2.22 A Ghost Story. Being a part of this thrilling and brilliant play is an absolute dream. I’ve been a huge fan of Danny Robins for a while now so this is a part and an opportunity I cannot wait to get started on. I feel blessed and honoured to be joining such an amazing team!”

Danny Robins said: “I continue to be blown away by the success of this play. It demonstrates a huge appetite and curiosity for all things paranormal. This fabulous 7th cast for the 2024 leg of the tour will bring their own energy to these characters, telling the story anew for audiences across the UK. It’s always exciting to see the play come to life again in this way. It’s such a fun night out, and if chills give you thrills you’re in for a treat.”

The current tour cast – Joe Absolom, Charlene Boyd, Nathaniel Curtis And Louisa Lytton – will continue until December 2023.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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