Simon Shepherd’s latest role is simply to die for: the former star of ITV’s Peak Practice will soon arrive in Windsor for Murder On Air, a performance of three radio plays by Agatha Christie. (…) “We even have people getting out the coconut shells and doing all the horse and carriage sound effects,” laughs Simon, who lives in the West Country with his wife, award-winning costume designer Alexandra Byrne, and their four children. “I think people will love these stories. They’re funny and fast and very charming to watch.”
Simon tells me he’s something of an Agatha Christie fan himself, and by happy coincidence has starred in “a Miss Marple and some Poirots, as well as a Cluedo-type show alongside Susan George as Mrs Peacock.” (Bucks Free Press)
Em Houston, Texas/EUA, a peça O Visitante Inesperado está em cartaz até 2 de maio.
In dense fog near the South Welsh coastline, a stranger runs his car into a ditch and arrives at a nearby house,” explain press notes. “Inside, he finds the murdered body of a former big-game hunter. The dead man’s wife is near the body with a gun in her hand. Is she guilty or is she protecting someone? (Playbill)
A companhia teatral de Lincolnton, NC/EUA, fará audições para selecionar o elenco da peça O Caso dos Dez Negrinhos.
Rehearsals will commence the end of April, and will include 3-4 weekday evenings, and at least one weekend afternoon. Rehearsals will be held at the Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton, NC. Actors should note all known conflicts on their audition forms. (Lincoln Tribune)
A crítica teatral Laura Sonier emite sua opinião sobre a encenação de O Caso dos Dez Negrinhos em Devonshire Park Theatre, na Inglaterra.
The title, and the ending, may have changed several times in the material’s various incarnations as book, play and film, but the claustrophobia of Christie’s elegant story remains. (Eastbourne Herald)