1968 – a year of protest that divided America. As two men fight to become the next President, all eyes are on the battle between two others: the cunningly conservative William F Buckley Jr., and the iconoclastic liberal Gore Vidal.
Beliefs are challenged and slurs slung as these political idols feud nightly in a new television format, debating the moral landscape of a shattered nation. Little do they know they're about to open up a new frontier in American politics, and transform television news forever...
Best of Enemies is the bold new play by James Graham (Quiz, Labour of Love), directed by Jeremy Herrin (This House, People, Places and Things).
Best of Enemies is written by James Graham and Directed by Jeremy Herrin, with Design by Bunny Christie, Lighting Design by Paule Constable, Video Design by Luke Halls and Casting by Charlotte Sutton. Cast and further creative team to be announced.
Audio Described performance: 17 December, 7.30pm
Captioned performance: 6 January, 7.30pm
Relaxed performance: 13 January, 7.30pm