Now in its seventh thrilling year, The Agatha Christie Theatre Company presents a stylish new production of the queen of crime's classic thriller Murder on the Nile, which will tour the UK with an all star cast in 2012.
Murder on the Nile stars Kate O'Mara, prolific stage actress and star of television hits including Dynasty and Bad Girls, Denis Lill, whose extensive TV career most recently includes ITV's hit drama The Royal and Doctor Who, Susie Amy, star of 71 Degrees North and Footballers' Wives, Chloe Newsome Coronation Street's Vicky McDonald, Ben Nealon, fondly remembered as Capt Jeremy Forsythe from the long running ITV drama Soldier Soldier and 60's pop idol, Mark Wynter.
On board a steamer, cruising under the scorching Egyptian sun, honeymooners Simon Mostyn and his wealthy socialite wife Kay find themselves being pursued by an old flame of the newly wedded groom. Tragedy strikes and a body is discovered, all fingers point to Simon's ex fiancée. However, everything is not what it seems and holidaying cleric Canon Pennefather is drawn into a web of intrigue and deceit as he finds himself on the trail of a ruthless murderer.
Agatha Christie's stage adaptation of the novel Death on the Nile was first performed in 1944 under the title Hidden Horizon; it later opened in the West End and on Broadway as Murder on the Nile in 1946.
Murder on the Nile follows the hugely successful; Witness For The Prosecution, And Then There Were None, The Unexpected Guest, The Hollow, Verdict, and Spider's Web. This latest instalment from The Agatha Christie Theatre Company directed by Joe Harmston promises a host of colourful characters and all the twists and turns of a classic Christie to keep you guessing to the final shattering climax.
Murder On The Nile will be touring the country from January 2012.
MURDER ON THE NILE - UK TOUR DATES 2012
Tuesday 10 - Saturday 21 January Theatre Royal, Windsor Box Office: 01753 853 888 Website: www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk
Monday 23 - Saturday 28 January Theatre Royal, Bath Box Office: 01223 50333 Website: www.theatreroyal.org.uk
Monday 30 January - Saturday 4 February Richmond Theatre Box Office: 0844 871 7651 Website: www.atgtickets.com/richmond
Monday 6 - Saturday 11 February Hall for Cornwall, Truro Box Office: 01872 262 466 Website: www.hallforcornwall.co.uk
Monday 13- Saturday 18 February Connaught Theatre, Worthing Box Office: 01903 206 206 Website: www.worthingtheatres.co.uk
Monday 20 - Saturday 25 February Palace Theatre, Southend Box Office: 01702 351 135 Website: www.palacetheatresouthend.co.uk
Monday 27 February - Saturday 3 March Derby Theatre, Derby Box Office: 01332 255800 Website: www.derbylive.co.uk
Monday 5 - Saturday 10 March Churchill Theatre, Bromley Box Office: 08448 717620 Website: www.atgtickets.com/bromley
Monday 12 - Saturday 17 March Devonshire Park, Eastbourne Box Office: 01323 412 000 Website: www.eastbournetheatres.co.uk
Monday 19 - Saturday 24 March Civic Theatre, Darlington Box Office: 01325 486 555 Website: www.darlingtonarts.co.uk
Monday 26 - Saturday 31 March Box Office: 01684 892 277 Malvern Festival Theatre Website: www.malvern-theatres.co.uk
Monday 2 - Saturday 7 April Box Office: 0844 871 7646 New Theatre Wimbledon Website: www.atgtickets.com/wimbledon
Monday 10 - Saturday 14 April Marina Theatre, Lowestoft Box Office: 01502 533200 Website: www.marinatheatre.co.uk
Monday 17 - Saturday 21 April New Theatre, Cardiff Box Office: 029 2087 8889
Monday 23 - Saturday 28 April Floral Pavilion, New Brighton Box Office: 0151 666 0000 Website: www.floralpavilion.com
Monday 30 April - Saturday 5 May Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford Box Office: 01483 440 000 Website: www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk
Monday 21 - Saturday 26 May Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton Box Office: 01902 42 92 12 Website: www.grandtheatre.co.uk
Monday 28 May - Saturday 2 June Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham Box Office: 01242 572 573 Website: www.everymantheatre.org.uk
Monday 5 - Saturday 9 June Theatre Royal, Plymouth Box Office: 01752 230440 Website: www.theatreroyal.com
Monday 11 - Saturday 16 June Theatre Royal, Brighton Box Office: 0844 871 7650 Website: www.atgtickets.com/brighton
Monday 18 - Saturday 23 June Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury Box Office: 01743 281 281 Website: www.theatresevern.co.uk
Monday 25 - Saturday 30 June Glasgow Theatre Royal Box Office: 0844 871 7647 Website: www.atgtickets.com/glasgow
Monday 2 - Saturday 7 July Box Office: 0844 871 7652 Milton Keynes Theatre Website: www.atgtickets.com/miltonkeynes
Monday 9 - Saturday 14 July Swan Theatre, High Wycombe Box Office: 01494 512 000 Website: www.wycomeswan.co.uk
Monday 23 - Saturday 28 July Newcastle Journal Tyne Box Office: 0844 493 9999 Website: www.thejournaltynetheatre.co.uk