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Actor Alan Cumming to headline Cunard transatlantic voyage

  • Cruises
  •   06-08-2023  1:01 pm
  •   Pax Global Media

Actor Alan Cumming to headline Cunard transatlantic voyage
Actor Alan Cumming will join Queen Mary 2's transatlantic crossing on Dec. 8. (Supplied)
Pax Global Media

Stage and screen star Alan Cumming will join Cunard as part of the luxury cruise line's Insights program on the Dec. 8, 2023 Transatlantic Crossing on flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2.

While sailing on the seven-night voyage from New York to Southampton, England, Cumming will offer a Q&A session with guests, host two screenings, and hold a book signing of his memoir, "Baggage." 

Cumming will be screening the 2022 documentary, My Old School, about the scandal of Brian MacKinnon, a 30-year-old who enrolled in school as a 16-year-old. Cumming appears as an avatar for MacKinnon in the documentary.

"We are thrilled to welcome back Alan Cumming on Queen Mary 2's December 8th Transatlantic Crossing," said Matt Gleaves, VP Commercial, Cunard North America. "Alan's immense talent and captivating presence will be a highlight for guests, giving them the opportunity to learn about his career, creative process, and personal journey, and creating an unforgettable experience during their Crossing."

The multi-talented Cumming has appeared in numerous films and television shows, was nominated for Emmys, SAG Awards and Golden Globes, and is a long-time renowned stage actor both in New York and London. 

Most famously Cumming won a Tony award for his role in Cabaret on Broadway and is best known for his roles in Emma, GoldenEye, Anniversary Party, X2 and The Good Wife

He has his own cabaret club in New York, "Club Cumming," most recently hosted the reality show The Traitors, starred in Schmigadoon!, and continues to perform live around the country. 

A dedicated humanitarian and activist Cumming devotes much of his energy to promoting LGBTQ and human rights, receiving over forty awards for his humanitarianism and social activism.

Cunard's Insights program showcases fascinating experts from various industries on every voyage, providing guests with an elevated and inspiring experience. 


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