Looking Good Dead

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Theatre Royal Glasgow

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Tue 25 Jan - Sat 29 Jan 2022

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The thrilling Roy Grace series from multi-million No.1 best-selling author Peter James returns with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead, starring award-winning actor and EastEnders icons, Adam Woodyatt and star of stage and screen Laurie Brett (Waterloo Road, Les Misérables, Band of Gold).
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Theatre Royal Glasgow

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Tue 25 Jan - Sat 29 Jan 2022
282 Hope St, Glasgow G2 3QA, UK
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Thu and Sat at 14:30
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No good deed goes unpunished…hours after finding a discarded USB memory stick, Tom Bryce, (Adam Woodyatt) inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger. When Detective Superintendent Roy Grace becomes involved he faces a race against time to crack the case and save the Bryce family’s lives.

Adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna, Looking Good Dead follows the huge stage success of The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple and will keep you on the edge of your seat until the chilling final moments!

Adam Woodyatt is the longest-serving cast member in EastEnders having appeared continuously as Ian Beale since the show began in 1985. For his portrayal of the role he was honoured in 2013 with the Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2015 after the EastEnders 30th Anniversary Live episode, Best Actor at the British Soap Awards. Looking Good Dead marks Adam’s return to stage in a play for the first time since 1982.

Laurie first came to the public’s attention for her iconic role as ‘Jane Beale’ in EastEnders, a role she played on and off for almost thirteen years. She went on to play ‘Christine’ in Waterloo Road, for which she was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA in 2014. More recently she starred opposite David Tennant in Channel 4’s Deadwater Fell as well as in Traces opposite Martin Compston. The series was recently picked up on BBC One. Laurie is currently filming a new regular for the series, Shetland for ITV. A brilliant stage performer too, with fantastic vocal range, Laurie has starred in Les Miserable, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, as well as a recent turn as as ‘Anita’ in Band of Gold directed by Kay Mellor.

Peter James is the UK’s number one bestselling author of crime and thriller novels. He is the creator of the much-loved Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, recently played by John Simm in a major ITV series, Grace. Peter James has topped the Sunday Times bestseller list seventeen times and has achieved global book sales of over 20 million copies which have been translated into 37 languages.

‘A thrilling evening of suspense, intrigue and jump out of your seat moments’. – Daily Echo

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Cast and Creatives

Tom Bryce
Adam Woodyatt

What the critics say

This thrilling thriller had the audience on the edge of their seats.
- Latest 7 (for Peter James’ Not Dead Enough)
A great night in the theatre.
- BritishTheatre.com (for Peter James’ The Perfect Murder)
A Theatrical Masterpiece
- Encore Reviews

Theatre Royal Glasgow

282 Hope St, Glasgow G2 3QA, UK
Glasgow Queen Street
The box office will open 90 minutes prior to performances.
There are bars on each level of the auditorium which are open from an hour before the performance begins and during the interval.
Cloakrooms are available on all levels.

Opened in 1867, Theatre Royal Glasgow went through two fires before the turn of the century. Standing tall through thick and thin, the theatre has since presented a wide variety of productions covering all genres, including residents Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet. Featuring a Victorian auditorium, Theatre Royal presents first class entertainment.

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Theatre Royal Glasgow

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Tue 25 Jan - Sat 29 Jan 2022
282 Hope St, Glasgow G2 3QA, UK
Mon - Sat at 19:30
Thu and Sat at 14:30
For group bookings of 10 or more: