Agatha Christies radio drama opens at The Green Room Theatre

Murder in the Studio PR photo - Wilmslow Green Room

'Murder in the Studio' by Agatha Christie, is set in a 1950's radio studio where the audience are invited to watch the live recordings of three Agatha Christie Radio Plays - 'Butter in a Lordly Dish', where barrister Sir Luke Enderby takes a trip to the country. 'Yellow Iris', see's Hercule Poirot revisit a cold-blooded killer, who escaped justice; and 'Personal Call', involves a mysterious phone call, seemingly from beyond the grave!

Director John Chidgey commented, "The setting of a radio studio complete with the live production of sound effects is another unique experience for our audience to enjoy this season following on from our first ever musical 'Ordinary Days' back in December. Two teams of actors - 33 performers in total - will take to the airways suitably named TEAM AGATHA, who will perform on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and the Saturday matinee, leaving TEAM CHRISTIE to perform on the evenings of Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. You might like to come twice and decide which team you liked the best!"

The play takes the audience back in time to the golden age of radio, where the cast, under the watchful eye of the Studio Manager, will be elegantly attired in evening dress and will not only play a multitude of characters, but also do most of the sound effects, from a country railway station to a cabaret in the Jardin des Cygnes restaurant.

The play runs from Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th January. Each performance start at 7:45pm with a matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday 27th January.

To book tickets click: 'Murder in the Studio', alternatively the Saturday morning Box Office will open for personal callers between 11 am and 12 noon from 6th January, telephone 01625 540 933.

Tickets cost £10 for members, £12 full price.

Photo from left to right: Diana Boswell, Melanie Davy, Fred Donnan, Barbara Berry and Jane Anderson.


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