Drama

Drama

La Bohème

OperaUpClose bring their hugely acclaimed, 2011 Olivier Award-winning, new English version of Puccini’s La Bohème.

One of the most accessible and moving operas ever written, La Bohème charts the ups and downs of a group of idealistic graduates as they bicker, party, try to make ends meet and follow their dreams.

Mindgame

Following a West End run, the mind bending psychological thriller Mindgame will be coming to The Haymarket.

Mark Styler, a writer of glossy ‘true crime’ paperbacks, has no idea what he’s walking into when he tries to get an interview with Easterman, a notorious serial killer. First he has to get past Dr Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields – the asylum where Easterman is kept. But soon he discovers that nothing is what it seems.

Who is the mysterious Borson? Where did he get the meat in the fridge? And why isn’t the skeleton in the closet?

Crimes on the Nile

Belgian detective extraordinaire, Artemis Arinae, is enjoying a cruise along the Nile when tragedy strikes again. The passengers and staff are suspects, the murder count is growing, will Arinae’s little grey cells identify the murderer in time?

A cast of just four perform multiple outrageous characters, inventive set pieces and whisk the plot along in a romp in this Agatha Christie-inspired comedy thriller.

Post-show Talk - Sat 4 May, 2pm

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

Following a sell-out west End run, European Arts Company brings this brilliant dramatisation of the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde, written by his grandson Merlin Holland.

Turn of the Screw

“I don’t save or shield them. It’s as bad as I feared – they’re lost”

Macbeth

In the city, success is all and ruthless ambition is rewarded. The only problem is, how do you control it before it consumes you and your family?

This is London, October 1987, Black Monday.
This is a tale of greed, betrayal and murder.
This is Macbeth.

Strangers on a Train Set

Challenging a youth to turn down his music, Irene Sparrow, inventor of the left-handed crochet hook (patent pending, as seen on Dragon’s Den) finds herself under suspicion of murder after the train emerges from a tunnel with the young man dead.

But this is no ordinary train. Each passenger is reading a book, each book is a portal into a parallel universe of train-related crime fiction.

The Long Walk Back

The Nightmare Room

Two women
One locked room
One bottle of poison

The Scarlet Pimpernel

They seek him here
They seek him there
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
Is he in heaven?
Is he in hell?
That damned elusive Pimpernel
 
Against the background of the French Revolution and Madame la Guillotine, the 'cleverest woman in Europe' Marguerite St. Just is torn between three men, her husband, her brother and the power-hungry, aristocrat-hating Chauvelin.
 

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