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The House on Cold Hill – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Peter James Adaptor: Shaun McKenna Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Alex Ramon Stage adaptations of the best-selling crime novels of Peter James have proved quite successful in the last few years, in touring productions with casts made up of popular, TV-familiar actors. Directed by Ian Talbot and written by James's regular adapter Shaun McKenna, The House on Cold Hill continues that ...

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The House on Cold Hill – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Shaun McKenna from the book by Peter James Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Ollie needs a new challenge. He’s sold his advertising agency for megabucks and set himself up as a web designer – albeit one who can’t set up his own wifi. He and solicitor wife Caro have used the proceeds to buy Cold Hill House, an ...

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The House on Cold Hill – Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Writer: Shaun McKenna from the book by Peter James Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: James Garrington Moving house is said to be one of the most stressful things that you can do. Some moves, though, can be more stressful than others, as Ollie Harcourt and his family find out. They have bought the house of their dreams – and from being ...

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Not Dead Enough – Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton

Writer: Shaun McKenna based on the novel by Peter James Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: David Robinson Novelist Peter James’ Roy Grace detective novels have sold over eighteen million copies and been translated into numerous languages, as well as comfortably sitting for many weeks at the top of the Sunday Times bestseller list. Not Dead Enough is the third stage adaptation of ...

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Not Dead Enough – Bristol Hippodrome

Director: Ian Talbot Author: Peter James Stage Adaption: Shaun McKenna Review: Laura Hesketh Murder, mystery and DS Roy Grace come to Bristol in Not Dead Enough, the third instalment of Peter James' successful detective novels, as the author reunites once again with Shaun McKenna and Olivier award-winning director Ian Talbot. DS Roy Grace, played by EastEnders star Shane Richie, has ...

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Not Dead Enough – Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Director: Ian Talbot Writer: Shaun McKenna based on the novel by Peter James Reviewer: Dan English It is a dangerous time to be a woman in Brighton as the latest play inspired by the novels of Peter James embarks on its newest UK tour. Not Dead Enough is the third in a series of plays created as adaptations from the ...

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The Perfect Murder – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The Perfect Murder UK Tour - Shane Richie as Victor Smiley and Jessie Wallace as Joan Smiley

Writer: Peter James, adapted byShaun McKenna Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Nicole Evans Only starting life in paper form a mere six years ago, The Perfect Murder has already had huge success, both as a high flyer in the literary charts and as a play adaptation currently embarking on its second UK tour. Keeping the appeal of a repeat, but still ...

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Dead Simple – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer: Peter James Adaptor: Shaun McKenna Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Tim Frost   No decent detective shows on TV tonight? Then why not swap the sofa for a fold-down seat and head to the theatre to watch one live with hundreds of other murder mystery lovers. Peter James’ novels have sold 15 million copies worldwide, and his series of DS ...

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