Award-winning theatre company New Old Friends bring their comedy thriller Crimes Under the Sun to The Core at Corby Cube on Thursday 17 May.
A secluded island hotel just off the English coast becomes a crime scene after a scandal inducing femme-fatale is fatally felled. All the guests on the island are suspects, but is everything here quite what it seems?
Inspired by Agatha Christie, 39 Steps, and film noir, Crimes Under the Sun is a hilarious yet murderous trip to a classic English Riviera retreat. The show features the company’s trademark of just four actors playing multiple outrageous characters, and a plot that races along in a romp.
Crimes Under the Sun is directed by James Farrell, whose directing credits include Pericles (RSC) and Han
dlebards (national and international tours) and associate director credits include The 39 Steps (Criterion Theatre and tour) and Neville’s Island (Chichester Festival Theatre and Duke of Yorks).
New Old Friends are a theatre company dedicated to creating original comedy theatre. Previous shows include Silly Songs of Shakespeare and their critically acclaimed adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser. Their “Crimes…” series began with Crimes Against Christmas in 2016, followed by Crimes on the Christmas Express and Home for Christmas. In 2017 they won the Creative Bath Award for Writing.
Crimes Under the Sun can be seen at The Core on Thursday 17 May at 7.30pm. Tickets are £15* (concessions £13) and can be booked by calling the Ticket Office on 01536 470 470 or online at www.thecorecorby.com.
* A transaction fee of £1 applies to telephone and website bookings of £15 and over only. Does not apply in person, or to Groups, and is per-transaction, not per-ticket.