New cast announced for 2:22 Ghost Story show including Jaime Winstone & One Tree Hill’s Sophia Bush
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The new cast members for the popular West End production of 2:22 - A Ghost Story has been announced. The exciting line-up includes an EastEnders legend, an American actress and activist, a movie star and rising British actor.
Taking the centre stage is Sophia Bush, who is set to play Lauren, Clifford Samuel as Dan, Ricky Champ takes on the role of Ben and Jaime Winstone will portray Jenny.
2.22 - A Ghost Story is written by award-winning writer Danny Robins, creator of the hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist and Uncanny and it is directed by Matthew Dunster.
The raved about production had its world premiere at the Noel Coward theatre in summer 2021 where Iit received three Olivier Nominations including Best New Play and Best Actress, and where it won the Best New Play category in the Whatsonstage.
Ricky Champ said: “I’m really excited about starting on 2:22 and carrying the banner on this particular version in this amazing new theatre. I can’t wait to show everyone ‘Ben’, see you there!”
Clifford Samuel added: “‘’m hugely excited to be joining the new 2.22 company. It’s a brilliant play, and I’m really pleased to be surrounded by these fantastic actors, director, and team!”
Jaime Winstone said: “I’m so excited to be joining the cast of 2:22, we’ve got such a buzz in the rehearsal room. Excitement, nerves, fear, which is all perfect for this amazing play. I’ve been so excited to work with Matthew, he’s such a good, hands on director. I can’t wait to bring a new energy to Jenny, I’m just throwing myself in the deep end and I can’t wait for everyone to see us perform at the Apollo, to be in the West End and to bring Jenny to life.”