We are pleased to bring you these great production photos by Geraint Lewis of monstrous new comedy King Kong basedon the classic ape story from Daniel Clarkson, the Olivier Award-nominated co-creator of the smash hit Potted Potter. Ever since Fay Wray first charmed the great gorilla in the original 1933 film, King Kong has been a byword for epic cinema, challenging successive filmmakers to outdo the last with bigger and better special effects to impress and terrify audiences in equal measure. Now this new comic theatrical staging of the story takes a very different approach, as you’d expect from writer Daniel Clarkson (co-creator of worldwide hit Potted Potter) and director Owen Lewis, who between them have three Olivier Award nominations. With just 5 actors and no high-tech wizardry, Kong will come to new life up close for theatre audiences. Follow our intrepid cast as they journey to uncharted waters in … 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.
CLICK FOR AND THEN THERE WERE NONE TICKET INFORMATION AND TOUR DATES BELOW This 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, is returning to the stage for a UK tour. The world’s best-selling mystery ever, And Then There Were None has sold over 100 million copies to date. Widely considered to be Christie’s masterpiece, her own stage adaptation of this dark and captivating tale will thrill and enthral, as murder unfolds… A group of 10 strangers is lured to a remote island off the coast of Devon. Upon arrival it is discovered that their host, an eccentric millionaire, is missing. At dinner a recorded message is played accusing each of them in turn of having a guilty … Read more