Plenty of people committed to working out The Perfect Murder if ticket sales for a stage adaption of the bestselling book by No.1 crime writer Peter James are anything to go by.
The Perfect Murder, at the Devonshire Park Theatre from October 13-18, is a highly-entertaining dark comedy thriller.
It features young Detective Roy Grace on his first ever homicide case set in Brighton. Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder?
Victor Smiley and his wife Joan have been married for a long time. But their marriage has reached crisis point and Victor decides there is only one way out; but he’s about to get a nasty surprise.
As Roy Grace starts to investigate dark forces intervene and he begins to fear nothing is quite as it seems.
An all-star cast is led by Dawn Steele (Wild at Heart, Sea of Souls) and Robert Daws (The Royal, Roger Roger and Outside Edge). It also includes Gray O’Brien (Coronation Street, Casualty), Thomas Howes (William the footman in Downton Abbey) and Simona Armstrong (finalist in the BBC search for a ‘Maria’).
Nightly 7.45pm, Wednesday/Saturday matinees 2.30pm. Tickets, £18-£25.50, 01323 412000 or www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk
Crime fiction fans take note! Audience members attending the opening night (October 13) performance of The Perfect Murder at Devonshire Park Theatre are in for a rare treat. Peter James, Brighton-based best-selling author of the Perfect Murder, the novel on which the play was based, will answer questions from the audience after the show. The Q&A will be hosted by Kevin Anderson, writer and theatre/arts reviewer.