The Perfect Murder: Autumn 2014 Production

Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder?

Victor Smiley and his wife Joan have been married for a long time. But their marriage has reached crisis point and Victor has decided there is only one way to get Joan out of his life forever… but he’s about to get a nasty surprise… As a young Detective Roy Grace starts to investigate his very first homicide case, dark forces intervene and Grace begins to fear that nothing is quite as it seems.

With an all-star cast led by Robert Daws (star of ITV’s The Royal, Roger Roger, Outside Edge and theatre productions of The Secret of Sherlock Holmes, Public Property and Blackbird), Dawn Steele (star of ITV’s Wild at Heart, Sea of Souls and Monarch of the Glen, theatre productions of Verdict, Volcano and Blackbird), Gray O’Brien, (Coronation Street, Casualty and Peak Practice), Thomas Howes (the much loved character of William the footman in Downton Abbey and Simona Armstrong, (finalist in the BBC’s How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?).

International bestselling crime thriller novelist Peter James has sold over 14 million books of his Roy Grace series, and is published in 36 languages. The Perfect Murder was 15 weeks at No.1 and remained for 50 weeks in the iBook Top 10.

Critical acclaim for Peter James’ The Perfect Murder

‘The Perfect Murder is the perfect entertainment; devilishly clever and, above all, terrific fun’
Chichester Observer

‘Murder most perfect…..It’s a blooming good night out!’
Eastern Daily Press

Tour Dates
  • Tuesday 2 September – Saturday 6 September 2014
    Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre
  • Monday 8 September – Saturday 13 September 2014
    South End, Palace Theatre
  • Monday 15 September – Saturday 20 September 2014
    Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn
  • Monday 22 – Saturday 27 September 2014
    Buxton Opera House
  • Monday 29 September – Saturday 4 October 2014
    York, Grand Opera House
  • Monday 13 October – Saturday 18 October 2014
    Eastbourne, Devonshire Park Theatre
  • Monday 20 – Saturday 25 October 2014
    Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
  • Monday 27 October – Saturday 1 November 2014
    New Wimbledon Theatre
  • Tuesday 4 November – Saturday 8 November 2014
    Cardiff, New Theatre
  • Monday 10 November – Saturday 15 November 2014
    Birmingham, New Alexandra Theatre
Production Photos