This information was updated on 14th July, 2018 Fiery Angel in association with Royal & Derngate, Northampton present Agatha Christie’s Love From A Stranger by Agatha Christie and Frank Vosper A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. However, … Read more
This information was updated on 25th February, 2016Today (15 September 2015) marks what would have been Agatha Christie’s 125th birthday had she (or anyone else for that matter) been blessed with exceptional longevity. Agatha Christie continues to be one of the World’s most beloved writers of the classic whodunnit. Asides from the enormous volume of novels that continue to be sold each year, Agatha Christie … Read more
On Monday 6 April, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap celebrated 26,000 performances at St Martin’s Theatre. The production originally opened in 1952 starring the late Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim. In 1958, it became the world’s longest running stage production when it exceeded the run of Chu-Chin-Chow. Now in it’s 60th year, the Mousetrap has been licensed around the world to celebrate this milestone … Read more
It was fascinating to hear the animated discussion in the auditorium, in the intervals or scene breaks, about the identity of the murderer(s) (not to give anything away, you know) and there was an audible gasp from many when the final revelation came. It is rare indeed – and an indication of the success of the piece – to witness this level of genuine engagement between stage and audience. Gravitas comes from a detached but dead-accurate performance from Paul Nicholas and Ben Nealon’s welcome brio is the pulse of the play.