Death Trap by Ira Levin holds the record for the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway and was nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Play. It was adapted into a 1982 film starring Christopher Reeve, Michael Caine and Dyan Cannon. Sidney Bruhl, a previously successful playwright, has had a series of box office flops and is having trouble writing. He receives a play from a student of his, Clifford, and tells his wife the play is a certain hit and that he may have to kill Clifford to claim it as his own.
A terrifying thriller from the author of Rosemary’s Baby.
‘More twists than a bucket of snakes’ – Daily Telegraph.
Brian is financially dependent on his wife and in love with another woman. An acquaintance convinces him he would be better off if his wife were to die, and suggests the ‘perfect murder’. A fantastic curtain-raiser to this year’s season.
Guest star : Hi De Hi’s Nikki Kelly as Miss Mockridge
The master of the ‘Time’ play weaves a tangle of secrets and lies and suggests the truth is a luxury some of us can ill afford.
This is a gripping psychological thriller from the pen of that doyen of great detective / thriller writers Richard Harris (A Touch of Frost, The Avengers, The Sweeney and The Last Detective). It enjoyed a successful 9 year run in the West End. ‘Welcome to a thriller that achieves it all’- Sunday Times.
Jack has just been acquitted of manslaughter, and regales his girlfriend Maggie and their neighbours with an account of the trial. A clear case of self-defence. Or was it? The shocks keep coming in this classic thriller written by Coronation Street scriptwriter Peter Whalley.