The Agatha Christie CompanyÂ proudlyÂ presents Verdict, one of the most riveting and compelling dramas by Agatha Christie, the undisputed ‘Queen of Crime.’ With an all-star cast, this gripping play will captivate the crowds of Cambridge when it performs at the Cambridge Arts Theatre from 11 April to 16 April 2011.
Following the huge success of The Hollow, The Unexpected Guest, And Then There Were None, Spiderâ€™s Web, and most recently Witness For The Prosecution, the Agatha Christie Theatre Company is coming to Cambridge to entertain and enthral theatre-goers atÂ the Cambridge Arts Theatre, one of the region’s most exciting Arts venues.
TheÂ all-star cast is led by Dawn Steele, from the hit BBC drama Monarch of the Glen and the popular ITV series Wild at Heart. She is joined by Ali Bastian (The Bill, Strictly Come Dancing, Hollyoaks), Peter Byrne (Dixon of Dock Green), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter film series), Elizabeth Power (Eastenders) and Sixties teen idol Mark Wynter.
Verdict tells the story of the brilliant and idealistic Professor Karl Hendryk who, having been forced to flee persecution in his home country, leads a content and morally upstanding life with his invalid wife. The prospect of a life-saving treatment for her persuades him to take on a new pupil against his better judgement.
Professor Hendryk’s world is then turned upside-downÂ by this new pupil, Helen – a spoilt, scheming minxÂ who will stop at nothing to get what she wants. After a terrible murder leads to a tense court case, the anticipation ofÂ theÂ verdictÂ about to be delivered has us on the edge of our seats as we hold our breaths as we wait andÂ seeÂ if justice will be served.
Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Box Office on 01223 503 333 and are subject to a Â£2 booking fee.
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