The Best Man UK Tour

Martin Shaw stars in Gore Vidal's The Best Man UK Tour

Martin Shaw leads the cast in The Best Man UK Tour, Gore Vidal’s award-winning play about the race to the White House. Two opposing presidential party candidates are neck and neck in an unscrupulous battle for the nomination. The only thing that separates the ex-Secretary of State and his populist opponent is an endorsement from a respected ex-President. But where does compromise end and corruption begin? And who in the end will be proven to be “the best man”? One of the UK’s best-loved and most respected actors, Martin Shaw rose to stardom in the late seventies in The Professionals, launching a career that has hardly seen him out of the limelight since. He is best known for starring in the multi-award winning BBC drama Judge John Deed and more recently Inspector George Gently. On stage, his revelatory performance as Lord Goring in Peter Hall’s production of An Ideal Husband … Read more