Perfect Murder, Buxton Opera House
This show’s all-star is cast led by Robert Daws (star of ITV’s The Royal, Roger Roger, Outside Edge), Dawn Steele (star of ITV’s Wild at Heart, Sea of Souls and Monarch of the Glen), Gray O’Brien, (Coronation Street, Casualty, Peak Practice).
Not forgetting Thomas Howes, who played the much-loved character of William the footman in Downton Abbey, and Simona Armstrong, a finalist in the BBC’s search for a Maria for The Sond of Music.
This dark comedy thriller has been acclaimed by audiences and critics around the country.
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 has decided there is only one way to get Joan out of his life forever – but he’s about to get a nasty surprise... As a young Detective Roy Grace starts to investigate his very first homicide case, dark forces intervene and Grace begins to fear that nothing is quite as it seems.
International best-selling crime thriller novelist Peter James, whose book is the basis for the play, has sold over 14 million books of his Roy Grace series, and is published in 36 languages.
The Perfect Murder was 15 weeks at number one and remained for 50 weeks in the iBook Top 10.
There will be a free Q&A and book signing following Thursday’s matinee performance with author Peter James.
The show is on all this week until Saturday, with Tuesday and Thursday matinees. Box office: http://buxtonoperahouse.org.uk/ or call 0845 127 2190.