Win tickets for murder mystery

Bill Kenwright production of'MURDER ON THE NILE'by Agatha Christie
Bill Kenwright production of'MURDER ON THE NILE'by Agatha Christie

THE Agatha Christie Theatre Company is staging the 65th anniversary production of Murder on the Nile and the Herald has a pair of tickets to give away.

Now in its seventh thrilling year, the company presents a stylish new production of the queen of crime’s classic thrillers which will be performed at The King’s Theatre, Glasgow from Monday June 25 to Saturday 30.

The pair of tickets up for grabs are for the Monday performance at 7.30pm.

Murder on the Nile stars Kate O’Mara a prolific stage actress and star of television hits, including Dynasty.

Other actors are Denis Lill, whose extensive TV career most recently includes ITV’s hit drama The Royal and Doctor Who; Susie Amy, star of 71 Degrees North and Footballers’ Wives; Chloe Newsome, Coronation Street’s Vicky McDonald; Ben Nealson, fondly remembered as Capt Jeremy Forsythe from the long running ITV drama Soldier Soldier and 60’s pop idol, Mark Wynter.

On board a steamer, cruising under the scorching Egyptian sun, honeymooners Simon Mostyn and his wealthy socialite wife Kay find themselves being pursued by an old flame of the newly wedded groom.

Tragedy strikes and a body is discovered, all fingers point to Simon’s ex fiancée.

However, everything is not what it seems - and holidaying cleric Canon Pennefather is drawn deeper and deeper into a web of intrigue and deceit as he finds himself on the trail of a ruthless murderer.

Agatha Christie’s stage adaptation of the novel Death on the Nile was first performed in 1944 under the title Hidden Horizon and it later opened in the West End and on Broadway as Murder on the Nile in 1946.

Murder on the Nile follows the hugely successful Witness For The Prosecution, And Then There Were None, The Unexpected Guest, The Hollow, Verdict, and Spider’s Web.

This latest instalment from The Agatha Christie Theatre Company is directed by Joe Harmston and promises a host of colourful characters and all the twists and turns of a classic Christie to keep you guessing to the final shattering climax.

For your chance to win a pair of tickets, make sure you get your copy of this week’s Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, which is in shops now.