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Theatre REVIEW: A Murder is Announced - ★★★★


Middle Ground Theatre Company stage this Miss Marple mystery about a murder that's been advertised in the local paper.


The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are astonished to read an advert in the local newspaper that a murder will take place this coming Friday at Little Paddocks, the home of Letitia Blacklock.


Unable to resist, the group gather at the house at the appointed time, when the lights go out and a gun is fired. Enter Miss Marple, who must unravel a complex series of relationships and events to solve the mystery of the killer...


Now in its fifth year of touring, this lavish production has delighted packed audiences across the UK and Ireland and is brought to you by the company and director who produced the critically acclaimed courtroom thriller The Verdict.


Adapted for the stage by Leslie Darbon

Directed & designed by Michael Lunney


Starring Sarah Thomas (Last Of The Summer Wine), Barbara Wilshere (The Lakes/The Paradise Club), Tom Butcher (The Bill/Doctors), Karen Drury (Brookside), Lucy Evans (Coronation Street), Tom Gibbons (The Archers) plus a full supporting cast.

 

Where?

until 7th May, King's Theatre, Edinburgh



 

MIX UP REVIEWS


Lily-Rose (Age 16) - ★★★★


"The play starts of with a mysterious announcement in the local newspaper, that there will be a murder at 6.30pm on Friday 13th at Lilttle Padocks. Which is the home of Mrs Letitia Blacklock (Letty) and her eclectic mix of lodgers. What appears to be a welcoming home, one soon realises that not all is what it seems in this murder mystery. This Whodunnit did not disappoint, with a stylish set design and fabulous costumes. The plot was full of twists and turns that kept you guessing until the very end, with many jokes on the way. The troublesome Hungarian maid Mitzi provides the most laughs with her paranoia and anxious state that she is the soon to be victim. Strong performances from the whole cast. A must see if you are a Miss Marple fan."








 

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