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Published : 16/Jul/2020

Following the news this week that his latest Roy Grace novel, FIND THEM DEAD, has gone straight to No.1 in the UK Book charts, Peter James and producer Joshua Andrews are delighted to announce the World Premiere stage production of the Peter James novel LOOKING GOOD DEAD. The production will come to Theatre Severn Monday 12 - Saturday 17 April 2021 as part of a major UK tour.  

Peter James said today "I can scarcely believe this is the fifth of my novels to be adapted for the stage. It has been a tremendous thrill to see my characters so brilliantly brought to life, and it has been quite humbling to have seen such passion and enthusiasm, repeatedly, from audiences around the nation".

LOOKING GOOD DEAD is Peter’s fifth novel to be brought to the stage and follows the hugely successful productions of The House on Cold Hill starring Joe McFadden and Rita Simons last year, Not Dead Enough starring Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore in 2017, The Perfect Murder starring Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace in 2016 and Dead Simple starring Tina Hobley in 2015.  

No good deed goes unpunished…….hours after picking up a USB memory stick, left behind on a train seat, Tom Bryce inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger. When Detective Superintendent Roy Grace becomes involved, he has his own demons to contend with while he tries to crack the case in time to save the Bryce family’s lives.

Producer Joshua Andrews commented “When Peter and I first talked about adapting his novels for the stage, we never dreamt we’d do five of them! Their continued success is thanks to the wonderful sell out audiences around the country, who love watching these adaptations of Peter’s best selling books and we hope to give them all another thrilling night at the theatre with Looking Good Dead”.

Star casting will be announced soon.

Tickets for Looking Good Dead at Theatre Severn are on sale now and can be booked online here, and by telephone (01743 281281). Please note that we are currently operating a reduced telephone service of 10am - 2pm, Monday to Friday.