Monday, 23 July 2018

All star line-up for murder mystery

NEXT year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie and the 10th anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company.

NEXT year marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie and the 10th anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company.

To mark both occasions, her most popular and best-selling thriller And Then There Were None returns to the stage for a UK tour.

West End and TV star Paul Nicholas (Jesus Christ Superstar, Cats, Just Good Friends) will play judge Sir Lawrence Wargrave.

He will be joined by Colin Buchanan (Dalziel and Pascoe, Dangerous Corner) who will take on the role of retired police inspector William Henry Blore with Susan Penhaligon (Bouquet of Barbed Wire, A Fine Romance), as eccentric spinster Emily Brent, Mark Curry (Blue Peter, The Woman in Black, Charley’s Aunt) as Dr Armstrong, Verity Rushworth (Emmerdale) as Vera Claythorne, Frazer Hines (Doctor Who, Emmerdale) as Rogers and Ben Nealon (Soldier Soldier, Doctors) as Philip Lombard.

And Then There Were None is the world’s best-selling mystery ever, with 100 million sales to date. Widely considered to be Christie’s masterpiece, her own stage adaptation of this tale will thrill and enthral, as murder unfold.

The play opens at the Theatre Royal, Windsor, on Monday, until January 24.

Box office online at www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk or 01753 853888.

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