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, her newfound love is not all that it seems… Electric with suspense and with a shocking twist in its tail, this edge-of-your-seat, rarely seen thriller by the UK’s greatest crime writer is rediscovered in a brand new production by Lucy Bailey (Gaslight, Dial M for Murder). LOVE FROM A STRANGER UK TOUR 23 February – 17 March 2018 Royal and Derngate, Northampton 1 -5 May 2018 Richmond Theatre 15 – 19 May 2018 New Alexandra Theatre Birmingham 26 – 30 June 2018 Theatre Royal Glasgow 3 – 7 July 2018 Milton Keynes Theatre
Around the World in 80 Days is one of the classic tales by Jules Verne, who in the 19th century wrote epic stories of adventure and futuristic scenarios that still captivate the readers of today. This production at the St James Theatre until 17th January is a retelling by Laura Eason who pays due homage to the brilliance of the original whilst highlighting the contemporary relevance of the old story.
Casting has been announced for a new production of Around The World in 80 Days which will run at the St James Theatre from November 26, 2015. Robert Portal will take on the role of Phileas Fogg will be Robert Portal. Simon Gregor will play Passepartout, with Tony Gardner as Inspector Fix, Shanaya Rafaat as Mrs Aouda and Eben Figueiredo and Tim Steed in the ensemble. For Robert Portal, Around The World in 80 Days is reminiscent of his own endeavours, having rowed 3000 miles across the Atlantic in The Talisker Whisky Challenge and taken part in the Marathon des Sables, running over 150 miles in the Sahara Desert in six days, raising money for charity on both occassions. The majestically mysterious, fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days. Join Fogg and his loyal valet, Passepartout, as they voyage … Read more
Following its run in the West End, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest will embark on a tour of the UK in late 2015. With a cast including Nigel Havers, Sian Philips, and Christine Kavanagh performing as The Bunbury Company Of Players, this new production is directed by Lucy Bailey, designed by William Dudley with added material written by Simon Brett. One of Wilde’s most famous plays, The Importance Of Being Earnest lampoons the hypocrisies of Victoria England with two bachelor’s creating different identities in order to pursue two eligible young ladies. Please note that this is not the production that is about to play in the West End starring David Suchet. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST 2015 UK TOUR 10 September – 12 September 2015 Richmond Theatre 15 September – 19 September 2015 Milton Keynes Theatre 22 September – 26 September 2015 Orchard Theatre, Dartford 29 September – … Read more