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The Business Of Murder – Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Writer:Richard Harris Director and Designer: Michael Lunney Reviewer:MichaelGray   A mild-mannered man, just the wrong side of middle age. His modest one-bed flat in the suburbs. A police detective - “clever, clever copper”and a woman who's had some success as a writer of police dramas for the television. Such are the ingredients for Richard Harris's intricately plotted thriller.In the tradition ...

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The Business of Murder – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Richard Harris Director: Michael Lunney Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Middle Ground Theatre Company presents Richard Harris’s west end hit, The Business of Murder in Darlington this week. This three act, three performer play focuses on a flat in London in the early Eighties. Why has Mr. Stone (Robert Gwilym) invited playwright Dee (Joanna Higson) and Policeman Hallett (Paul Opacic) to ...

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Dark Road – The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writers: Ian Rankin &Mark Thomson Director: Mark Thomson Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:4] Crime fiction may be the biggest selling literary genre in the UK but excepting the output of the late ‘Queen of Crime’ Agatha Christie, it hasn’t exactly figured large on the theatrical stage. Britain’s biggest selling crime novelist Ian Rankin and Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson have set ...

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The Thrill of Love – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Amanda Whittington Director: James Dacre Reviewer: Andy Moseley [rating:3.5] Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be hung in Britain. While there was never any question as to whether or not she murdered David Blakely, the reasons why she killed him, and the person Ellis really was, continue to fascinate people almost sixty years later. The Thrill of Love ...

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You Can Still Make a Killing – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Nicholas Pierpan Director: Matthew Dunster Reviewer: Natalie Barker [rating:3] In Nicholas Pierpan’s play the financial crisis is explored from a very human perspective. Starting at the beginning with the collapse of Lehman Brothers, old friends Jack and Edward have to weather the coming storm and they approach it in very different ways revealing a skewed morality and values bent ...

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