Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial play to tour the UK

Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial also referred to as The Scousetrap will embark on a UK tour later this year.

Reprising their roles will be Lucy May Barker (Mamma Mia!, West End; Pine Hampstead Theatre) and Laura Dos Santos (Yes So I Said Yes, Finborough Theatre; My White Best Friend, Liverpool Everyman) as Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney.

Also reprising their West End roles will be Jonathan Broadbent (The Comedy of Errors, RSC; My Night with Reg, Donmar and West End) as Hugh Tomlinson QC, Tom Turner as David Sherborne and Nathan McMullen (Misfits, E4; Hushabye Mountain, Hope Mill) playing multiple roles including Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy. Further casting will be announced.

Following a strictly limited run at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End (6 April – 20 May 2023), Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial will tour to the following locations: WOKING New Victoria Theatre (26 May – 27 May 2023), LIVERPOOL Empire Theatre (28 May 2023), SOUTHEND Palace Theatre (30-31 May 2023), SALFORD The Lowry (9-11 June 2023) and BRIGHTON Theatre Royal (15-17 June 2023).

Edited from seven sensational days of High Court transcript, the case of Rebekah Vardy v Coleen Rooney unfolds in their own words.
A story stranger than fiction that blurs the boundaries of tabloid scoop, court case and soap opera, this trial explores privacy and celebrity in modern Britain.

You can read a round-up of reviews for Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial here.

A special gala performance in support of Advocate – a charity that exists to match members of the public who need free legal help with barristers who are willing to donate their time and expertise – will take place on 13 April at the Ambassadors Theatre. 

The play is produced by Eleanor Lloyd, producer of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution which runs at London County Hall.

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