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Agatha Christie thriller the latest production in drama venue sponsorship at Norwich Theatre Royal

21/06/2018

Announcements, Hatch Brenner News, Norwich and Norfolk

Hatch Brenner Solicitors on Theatre Street has announced the next production in their drama venue sponsorship at Norwich Theatre Royal will be Agatha Christie’s Love from a Stranger. The classic thriller, based on Christie’s short story, Philomel Cottage, was first brought to the stage in 1936. The brand-new production by Lucy Bailey (Gaslight, Dial M for Murder) and designed by Mike Britton, will run in Norwich from Tuesday 17 - Saturday 21 July.  

The drama follows a whirlwind romance that turns into something more sinister when Cecily Harrington is swept off her feet by a handsome and charming stranger. She recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. Full of twists and turns, their happiness disintegrates and the chilling tale results in a surprising and blood-curdling finale.

Relocated in time to the 1950s, the show's cast includes Justin Avoth (My Brilliant Friend), Helen Bradbury (Dear Brutus), Sam Frenchum (Loot), Alice Haig (Pride and Prejudice), Molly Logan (The Grapes of Wrath), Crispin Redman (The Dispute), Nicola Sanderson (Somewhere) and Gareth Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang).  

 

The Times

“GRIPPING ENTERTAINMENT”

 

The Stage

“A TAUT, SLICK PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER”

 

The Guardian

“A CREEPY TALE OF LOVE AND LIES”  

Dawn Parkes, Hatch Brenner Managing Partner commented: “We are excited to be sponsoring Norwich Theatre Royal for the run of another thriller. They are always great fun and we and our guests very much enjoy the roller coaster ride that being an audience member for such a production entails! Love from a Stranger is a rarely seen Agatha Christie play so we are very pleased to be able to support the Norwich Theatre Royal in bringing it to the city.“  

More details can be found at www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Sam Frenchum as Bruce Lovell and Helen Bradbury as Cecily Harrington in Agatha Christie's Love from a Stranger

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