Mon 4 - Sat 9 Sep,
Eunice struggles to fit in. When she joins a wealthy family as their housekeeper the very reason for her awkwardness, long hidden, leads to a terrible tale of murder in cold blood - on Valentine’s Day. Ruth Rendell’s brilliant plot unravels a lifetime of deceit which, when revealed, brings a shocking revelation almost as grizzly as murder itself.
The star cast includes Sophie Ward whose credits include the film Young Sherlock Holmes and Dr Helen Trent in ITV drama Heartbeat; Deborah Grant who has starred in Not Going Out and Bergerac; movie icon Shirley Anne Field who starred in the landmark films The Entertainer opposite Laurence Olivier, and Saturday Night and Sunday Morning with Albert Finney; Antony Costa who shot to fame in chart topping boy band Blue; The Bill’s Rosie Thomson and Ben Nealon whose TV credits include ITV’s award-winning drama Soldier Soldier.
Duration: 2 hours 10mins with interval
Adapted by Simon Brett and Antony Lampard
Directed by Roy Marsden
Designed by Julie Godfrey
Lighting Designer Malcolm Rippeth
Sound Designer Dan Samson
Bill Kenwright presents The Classic Thriller Theatre Company
Age guideline: 12+