A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie
Adapted for the Stage by Leslie Darbon
Designed and directed by Michael Lunney
Starring LOUISE JAMESON as MISS MARPLE and JANET DIBLEY as LETITIA BLACKLOCK, with TOM BUTCHER, SARAH THOMAS, DEAN SMITH, LUCY EVANS, CARA CHASE, ALICIA AMBROSE-BAYLY, LYDIA PIECHOWIAK, JOG MAHER, WILL HUNTINGTON and MATTHEW WELLMAN.
“A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October the thirteenth, at little Paddocks – at six-thirty p.m.”
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…
Louise Jameson is known to millions for her long-standing roles on British television, including Rosa di Marco in Eastenders, Susan Young in Bergerac and of course Leela opposite Tom Baker in Doctor Who (not to mention regular roles in Doc Martin and Tenko). Janet Dibley is best known for playing Elaine opposite Nicholas Lyndhurst in the much-loved sit-com The Two Of Us, as well as Lorna Cartwright in Eastenders and Dr. Elaine Cassidy in Doctors. They are joined by Tom Butcher (PC Steve Loxton in The Bill and Dr Marc Elliott in Doctors), Sarah Thomas, who played Glenda Wilkinson in Last Of The Summer Wine for 24 years, Dean Smith (Waterloo Road / Last Tango In Halifax) and Lucy Evans (Coronation Street) plus a full supporting cast.