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  • His Majesty's Theatre


Original Theatre in association with JAS Theatricals presents 

Adapted for the stage by Rachel Wagstaff
Directed by Philip Franks

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 (Birdsong, The Girl on the Train) acclaimed adaptation produced by the award-winning Original Theatre who brought you Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, the smash-hit comedy Invincible and the acclaimed Birdsong.

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).

‘Playing Miss Marple is every actors dream over the age of 50. To play a bright, independent, older woman is surprising and exciting for the period it was written in as well as in our society today’ Susie Blake


“Wagstaff finds new depths in Marple”
The Times

 @MissMarpleTour @OriginalTheatre 


Group discounts available:

Groups 8 +: £5 off
Groups 20 +: £6 off
Groups 30 +: £7 off

To book more than 10 tickets, please contact the box office.

Important information

Running time: 1hr 55min plus interval

Age recommendation: 10+




“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

“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.”
(4.5 stars)  The Reviews Hub

“A really entertaining murder mystery”
★★★★★ The View From The Stalls

“This production has breathed fresh life into the murder mystery. Apart from the corpses, of course.”
★★★★ Explore Gloucestershire

‘This is the best kind of murder mystery… you’ll be in for an absolute treat with this production’
★★★★ Page to Stage



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Friends’ discount

Friends: 2 FOR 1 opening 2 performances; £4 off all other performances

The Terrace

Book your table at The Terrace


His Majesty’s Theatre’s brand new bar and café, The Terrace is now open.

Bookings for The Terrace are now open for everyone, whether you are attending a show at the theatre or not. You can complement and enhance your theatre experience with light lunches before a matinee or meals with an evening show. Or pop in for a coffee, or a drink and enjoy the view.