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4 December 2021 to 12 February 2022 Gielgud Theatre

“There’s something in our house. I hear it every night, at the same time.”

Producer Runaway Entertainment is delighted to announce the first casting news for the transfer of Danny Robins’ supernatural thriller 2:22 - A Ghost Story for a new season at the Gielgud Theatre. 

Stephanie Beatriz will play the role of Lauren. Stephanie Beatriz stars as the lead character Mirabel in Disney’s forthcoming animated motion picture Encanto, coming to theatres November 24. She said Hooked the moment I read 2:22. I was on the edge of my seat reading it, and I hope you will be too when you watch it! I am excited to be playing a Latinx American trying to make sense of this very unusual and intense London setting.”

James Buckley will play the role of Ben. James is an English stand-up comedian, actor, musician, YouTuber and streamer. He is best known for playing Jay Cartwright in The Inbetweeners. James Buckley said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of 2.22 and working with director Matthew Dunster on this brilliant play”.

Elliot Cowan will play the role of Sam. Elliot is an English actor, known for portraying Corporal Jem Poynton in Ultimate Force, Mr Darcy in Lost in Austen, and Ptolemy in the 2004 film Alexander.

Giovanna Fletcher will play the role of Jenny. Giovanna is a Sunday Times bestselling author (her new novel Walking On Sunshine publishes 11.11.2021), actress, blogger, vlogger and presenter. Since 2019, she has presented the CBeebies series The Baby Club. She won series 20 of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!. She said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of 2:22 A Ghost Story as Jenny. Reading the script the first time gave me chills - that feeling has increased in subsequent readings. It’s such an honour to be putting this play on its feet for a West End audience.” 

This show will play at the Gielgud Theatre for ten weeks only from 4 December 2021 until 12 February 2022. Tickets from £15.