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Dead Lies is a fast-moving, hard-hitting political English thriller from No.1 Best Selling Crime Novelist Hilary Bonner.

Offering a feast of murder, scandal, sexual indiscretion and political intrigue, this World Premiere of Dead Liesstars Olivier Award nominee Clive Mantle (Casualty, Holby City, Game of Thrones); Kimberly Wyatt (The Pussycat Dolls); Harriet Thorpe (Absolutely Fabulous); John Lyons (Touch of Frost); Jacqueline Leonard (Doctors, EastEnders, Peak Practice), Patrick Pearson (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) & Ashford Campbell (9to5, Dreamgirls).

Directed by critically acclaimed director Joe Harmston, the action takes place during a fiercely fought election campaign. The story follows Peter George (Clive Mantle), a politician who promises a new kind of politics beyond sleaze and spin.

He is welcomed as a messiah by the British public and expected to restore trust in a broken political system. But a shocking secret lies in the past of our country’s hero.

As buried truths rise from the ashes, will his rise to power be destroyed by ghosts from another time?

Personal and political influences begin to shake the faith of those closest to him, and a media cascade threatens to bring down Britain’s new saviour.
How far will he go to save his own career, and how far will those around him go to save their own skins?

Expect the unexpected. No one is safe.

“Hilary does that rare thing writing a thriller for the stage: like Agatha Christie, she puts psychology first, making Dead Lies the best sort of whydunnit”
– Harmston

Dead Lies is a roller-coaster ride of a play, packed with twists and turns until the very last scene.

Produced by:
Red Entertainment

Written by: 
Hilary Bonner

Directed by:
Joe Harmston

Set & Costume Design:
Sean Cavanagh

Lighting Design:
Andrew Ellis

Video Design:
Louise Rhoades-Brown

Sound Design:
Tom Lishman

Production Management:
Ryan Watson for Creative Production Services.

Publicity:
TMPR

UK TOUR DATES

tue14sep(sep 14)7:30 pmsun19(sep 19)9:30 pmBarnstaple, Queens Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (19) 102 Boutport St, Barnstaple EX31 1SYShow:Dead Lies

tue21sep(sep 21)7:30 pmsat25(sep 25)9:30 pmMalvern, Festival Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (25) Grange Rd, Great Malvern, Malvern WR14 3HBShow:Dead Lies

tue28sep(sep 28)7:30 pmsun03oct(oct 3)9:30 pmLichfield, Garrick Theatre(september 28) 7:30 pm - (october 3) 9:30 pm Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HRShow:Dead Lies

tue28sep(sep 28)7:30 pmsun03oct(oct 3)9:30 pmLichfield, Garrick Theatre(september 28) 7:30 pm - (october 3) 9:30 pm Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HRShow:Dead Lies

tue05oct(oct 5)7:30 pmsat09(oct 9)9:30 pmChesterfield, Pomegranate Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (9) Corporation St, Chesterfield S41 7TXShow:Dead Lies

tue19oct(oct 19)7:30 pmsat23(oct 23)9:30 pmPortsmouth, King's Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (23) 24 Albert Rd, Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 2QJShow:Dead Lies

tue26oct(oct 26)7:30 pmsat30(oct 30)9:30 pmPeterborough, New Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (30) 46 Broadway, Peterborough PE1 1RSShow:Dead Lies

tue02nov(nov 2)7:30 pmsat06(nov 6)9:30 pmYvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (6) Yvonne Arnaud, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UXShow:Dead Lies

mon08nov(nov 8)7:30 pmsat13(nov 13)9:30 pmHereford Courtyard Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (13) The Courtyard, Edgar St, Hereford HR4 9JRShow:Dead Lies

All Map

september 2021

tue14sep(sep 14)7:30 pmsun19(sep 19)9:30 pmBarnstaple, Queens Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (19) 102 Boutport St, Barnstaple EX31 1SYShow:Dead Lies

tue21sep(sep 21)7:30 pmsat25(sep 25)9:30 pmMalvern, Festival Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (25) Grange Rd, Great Malvern, Malvern WR14 3HBShow:Dead Lies

tue28sep(sep 28)7:30 pmsun03oct(oct 3)9:30 pmLichfield, Garrick Theatre(september 28) 7:30 pm - (october 3) 9:30 pm Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HRShow:Dead Lies

october 2021

tue28sep(sep 28)7:30 pmsun03oct(oct 3)9:30 pmLichfield, Garrick Theatre(september 28) 7:30 pm - (october 3) 9:30 pm Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HRShow:Dead Lies

tue05oct(oct 5)7:30 pmsat09(oct 9)9:30 pmChesterfield, Pomegranate Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (9) Corporation St, Chesterfield S41 7TXShow:Dead Lies

tue19oct(oct 19)7:30 pmsat23(oct 23)9:30 pmPortsmouth, King's Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (23) 24 Albert Rd, Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 2QJShow:Dead Lies

tue26oct(oct 26)7:30 pmsat30(oct 30)9:30 pmPeterborough, New Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (30) 46 Broadway, Peterborough PE1 1RSShow:Dead Lies

november 2021

tue02nov(nov 2)7:30 pmsat06(nov 6)9:30 pmYvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (6) Yvonne Arnaud, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UXShow:Dead Lies

mon08nov(nov 8)7:30 pmsat13(nov 13)9:30 pmHereford Courtyard Theatre7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (13) The Courtyard, Edgar St, Hereford HR4 9JRShow:Dead Lies

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