The Mirror Crack'd

Miss Marple returns to the stage in The Mirror Crack'd tour 2022


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 1962 novel, The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side, 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 Company 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). "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

The Mirror Crack'd
will star Susie Blake as Miss Marple, Sophie Ward as Marina Gregg, Joe McFadden as Jason Rudd, Veronica Roberts as Dolly Bantry, Mara Allen as Cherry Baker, Sarah Lawrie as Ella Zielinsky, Jules Melvin as Heather Leigh and David Partridge as Cyril Leigh.

UK Tour Dates 2022

Eastbourne Devonshire Park
8 – 17 September
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Darlington Hippodrome
20 – 24 September
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Cheltenham, Everyman Theatre
27 Sep - 01 Oct
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York Theatre Royal
4 – 8 October
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Oxford Playhouse
10 - 15 October
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Mold Theatr Clwyd
17 – 22 October
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Northampton Theatre Royal
31 October – 5 November
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Norwich Theatre Royal
8 - 12 November
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Bromley Churchill Theatre
22 - 26 November
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Southend Palace Theatre
28 November - 3 December
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Further dates to be announced

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