The Case of the Frightened Lady

The Classic Thriller Company
Plays and Drama
Monday 17 September 2018 - Saturday 22 September 2018
Average: 5 (1 vote)
"The best murder mystery since the Mousetrap! You will not be disappointed"
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Inspector Tanner is called to investigate a ruthless murder at the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon Family. Navigating a bloodline obsessed patriarch, a groundskeeper with a grudge and two unsettling footmen, Inspector Tanner discovers nothing is quite as it seems. As Tanner moves closer to the heart of the mystery he uncovers a shocking and closely-guarded secret…

Building on the phenomenal decade long success of The Agatha Christie Company, which sold over two million tickets around the UK, comes a new thrilling chapter from the “king of the detective thriller”, Edgar Wallace.

Widely recognised as the most popular writer of the early 20th century, Edgar Wallace’s gripping page-turners are regarded as the bedrock of the modern thriller and The Case of the Frightened Lady remains one of his most celebrated works. Adapted for film several times, this is your chance to catch this chilling, captivating and complex thriller live on stage.

Starring John Partridge, who is best known to TV audiences as the suave and charismatic Christian Clarke in EastEnders, in the role of Inspector Tanner. John is celebrated as one of musical theatre’s most respected leading men, having starred in major West End hit musicals such as CatsStarlight ExpressChicago and in Bill Kenwright’s recent lavish musical production of La Cage Aux Folles. John has also been announced to star in the upcoming BBC series of Celebrity MasterChef

Cast also includes: Deborah Grant, who has starred in Not Going Out and BergeracRobert Duncan, best known for Drop The Dead DonkeyPhillip Lowrie, best known for playing Dennis Tanner in Coronation StreetScarlett Archer from Emmerdale; and Matt Barber from Downton Abbey.

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John Partridge in the Case of the Frightened Lady