Now in its eighth year The Official Agatha Christie Theatre Company brings its thrilling production of Intrigue, murder and suspense from the queen of crime’s classic Go Back For Murder, to Royal & Derngate from Monday 21 to Saturday 26 October, featuring a cast packed with star names.
Popular actress Liza Goddard, whose prolific stage and TV credits include the BBC’s Bergerac and ITV’s long-running game show Give Us A Clue, appears as Miss Williams. Child actress and grown-up screen star and model Sophie Ward, most recently seen in BBC period drama series Land Girls, ITV’s Heartbeat and the 2011 film Jane Eyre is Carla Crale. Robert Duncan, fondly remembered as jargon spouting chief executive Gus Hedges in Channel 4’s Drop The Dead Donkey is Philip Blake; Gary Mavers, ITV’s Peak Practice’s smoldering medic, Andrew Attwood, is Amyas Crale; Lysette Anthony, successful model turned actress with roles in Woody Allen’s Husbands and Wives and the BBC sitcom, Three Up, Two Down appears as Elsa Greer. Ben Nealon, from the long-running ITV drama Soldier, Soldier plays Justin Fogg completing an all star cast.
Carla Le Marchant has to live with a disturbing family secret; her mother, Caroline Crale, died in prison while serving life for killing her husband. But on finding a letter in which Caroline claims that she’s innocent, Carla becomes obsessed, determined to clear her mother’s name. Enlisting the help of Justin Fogg, the son of Caroline’s defence lawyer, Carla tracks down a number of people from her mother’s tragic past, only to uncover a shocking truth…
Suspects, secrets, and suspense abounds in this new production of Go Back for Murder from the same company which brought Royal audiences the hugely successful Spider’s Web. A classic ‘Whodunit’, one of over a dozen plays from the pen of the great Dame Agatha Christie, Go Back For Murder was adapted by the authur in 1960 from her novel Five Little Pigs, editing out the legendary detective Poirot for the stage version. Christie has sold over 2 billion books and is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Go Back For Murder at the Royal & Derngate from 21st to 26th October.
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