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The Mirror Crack'd

Original Theatre in association with JAS Theatricals presents

08 Nov - 12 Nov

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The Mirror Crack'd

08 Nov - 12 Nov 2022

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Starring Susie Blake as Miss Marple (Victoria Wood’s As Seen on TV, Coronation Street, Mrs. Brown’s Boys), Sophie Ward (A Very British Scandal, Holby City, Land Girls) and Joe McFadden (Holby City, Heartbeat and Strictly Come Dancing 2017 winner).

Miss Marple returns to the stage…

1960s England and a wind of change is blowing through the land.

It has even reached the sleepy village of St. Mary Mead. There’s a new housing estate to make the villagers curious and fearful. And even stranger, a rich American film star has bought the Manor House.

Jane Marple, confined to a chair after an accident, is wondering if life has passed her by.

Then there is a vicious murder, and Miss Marple must unravel a web of lies, tragedy and danger.

This adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous novel brings real emotional depth and psychological insight to a thrilling story of revenge and the dark secrets that we all hide.

But can anything be hidden from Miss Marple, the sweet old lady with mind like a steel trap?

A brand-new production of Rachel Wagstaff’s acclaimed adaptation produced by the award-winning Original Theatre Company who brought you Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, the smash-hit comedy Invincible and the acclaimed Birdsong.

Important information

Ticket prices: £10 - £35

Running time: 2 hours (including interval)

Age recommendation: 10+


Concessions
Friends:  half price tickets on opening night
Friends: £2 OFF Bands A-D
Over 60s: £5 OFF (Matinee)
Under 18s: £8 OFF (Evening & Matinee)
Groups: Tue – Thu

Access performances

Captioned: Wed 9th Nov

Prelude...

Why not visit our restaurant…

Make your theatre trip extra special and dine in Prelude, a fresh and contemporary space inspired by the building’s art deco heritage.

With the hassle taken out, relax and enjoy our seasonal set price menu in Prelude. Your table is reserved for the whole evening, so you can enjoy your dessert and drinks in the show interval. Plus, Theatre Royal Friends can enjoy a 10% discount!

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Reviews

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “An atmospheric gem of a show” Broadway Baby

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “We were blown away… If you are looking for a roller coaster ride of emotions, thrills and quite a lot of spills then get yourself a ticket.” Stage Side UK

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (4.5 stars) “Brilliantly adapted… Original Theatre proves here that even a mystery that many may know the solution to can still be completely absorbing in the right hands.” The Reviews Hub

“With the quality of The Original Theatre Company, this could be the most perfect murder!” Teesdale Mercury

“An impressive cast, imaginative set and perfect pacing” Theatre 4 Everyone

“I was absolutely guessing until the very end of this play… I highly recommend popping along if you get the chance.” This Northern Gal

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Eat & Drink

Fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce. Enjoy the best in food and drink  at our restaurant Prelude or a quick delicious bite before the show.

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Up-to-date information on access our building, accessible performances and details on personal assistant tickets.