Following the huge success of Witness for the Prosecution, The Hollow, The Unexpected Guest, And Then There Were None, Spider’s Web and Verdict, The Agatha Christie Theatre Company brings the next instalment in the highly acclaimed series to the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from Mon 30 September – Sat 5 October with Go Back for Murder.
Carla Le Marchant has to live with a disturbing family secret; her mother Caroline Crale, died in prison while serving life for killing her husband. But on finding a letter in which Caroline claims that she’s innocent, Carla becomes obsessed, determined to clear her mother’s name. Enlisting the help of Justin Fogg, the son of Caroline’s defence lawyer, Carla tracks down a number of people from her mother’s tragic past, only to uncover a shocking truth.
An outstanding cast is made up of stage and screen stalwarts with star of BBC’s Bergerac and ITV’s long-running game show, Give Us a Clue actress Liza Goddard as Miss Williams. Cover model, child actress and grown-up screen star Sophie Ward stars as Carla Crale. Robert Duncan, fondly remembered for his role as jargon-spouting chief executive Gus Hedges in Channel 4’s Drop the Dead Donkey is Philip Blake and Gary Mavers, ITV’s Peak Practice’s smoldering medic, Andrew Attwood stars as Amyas Crale. Lysette Anthony, described as the ‘face of the eighties’ by photographer David Bailey and has starred in Woody Allen’s Husbands and Wives and the BBC sitcom, Three Up, Two Down appears as Elsa Greer and Ben Nealon, fondly remembered for his role as Jeremy Forsythe in the long running ITV drama Soldier, Soldier plays Justin Fogg and completes the stellar line up!
Suspects, secrets and suspense are abound in this new production! A classic ‘Whodunit’ packed with intrigue, murder and suspense and one of over a dozen plays from the pen of the great Dame Agatha Christie. Go Back for Murder was adapted by Christie in 1960 from her novel Five Little Pigs, editing out the legendary detective Poirot for the stage version. Christie has sold over 2 billion books and is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Combining the exquisite writing of this legendary writer and an all star cast, Go Back for Murder will leave the audience on the edge of their seats and guessing until the very end!