Drama

Drama

Mindgame

Following a West End run, the mind bending psychological thriller Mindgame will be stopping off at 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.

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 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”

1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others – the ghosts of Bly’s troubled past. The Governess will risk everything to keep the children safe, even if it means giving herself up to The Others. Years later, confronted by the past she is compelled to account for what actually happened to her and the innocents under her protection.

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.
 

The Eleventh Hour

starring John Lyons (A Touch of Frost)

Although signed and agreed at 5am on the 11th of November 1918, the ceasefire is set at 11am to allow notice to be delivered to all fronts… and while his mother and father, wife Emmie and young son Billy are celebrating news of the end of the war back home in England, Private Harry Furber and his friend Charlie Juster are sent on one last mission into No Man's Land.

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