Take a trip from Sheffield into danger of desert for an Appointment with Death

The merciless heat of a blistering Arabian sun, the shadow of the fabled rose red city of Petra… the perfect setting for murder!

Monday, 7th October 2019, 12:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 4:23 pm
Grenoside Players' production of murder mystery Apointment with Death

Grenoside and Birley Carr Players take a journey into the darker side of humanity as they present Agatha Christie’s classic story of family lies and secrets, Appointment With Death.

A family of wealthy American 1920s tourists, presided over by a tyrannical and cruel stepmother, head from Jerusalem into the Jordanian desert in the company of a group of curious fellow travellers.

Several of the strange party appear to have brought their emotional baggage along for the trip.

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As they embark on their journey of archaeological discovery, domestic secrets are exposed, a battle of wills develops an unstoppable force and tensions reach boiling point as one member of the party makes an appointment with death.

And, for anybody who has read the original novel or seen the movie adaptation, Christie herself created one final twist in her stage version to throw even the most enthusiastic amateur sleuth off guard.

Tickets for the show, which takes place at Grenoside Community Centre from October 16-19, are available on 0114 2460522.