Starter for Ten (London, Bristol Old Vic, 2024) | Playbill

Starter for Ten



What is eighteen-year-old Brian Jackson’s proudest achievement to date? His A-level results. His idol? Kate Bush. His lifelong dream? To compete on legendary TV quiz show University Challenge. It’s 1985 and, leaving Southend to start his first year at Bristol University, Brian soon discovers that falling in love and growing up take a lot more than general knowledge…

Directed by Charlie Parham
Scenic and Costume Design by Frankie Bradshaw
Choreographed by Shelley Maxwell
Sound Design by Gregory Clarke

Cast Includes Adam Bergman, Eubha Akilade, Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Miracle Chance, Emily Lane, Will Jennings, Mel Giedroyc, Robert Portal, Gemma Knight-Jones, Luke Johnson, Natasha O'Brien, Finlay Blackman, William Hall, Rockingham Ooi-Griffiths


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