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Detective Superintendent Roy Grace stars pensively out of a train window

Looking Good Dead

Sat 24 Jul 2021
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Tickets from: £15.00
Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: Thu 2pm & Sat 2.30pm
Running time: 2hrs 10mins (including interval)
Recommended: 13+

This performance has been rescheduled from Mon 21 – Sat 26 Jun 2021

They watch…They choose…They kill!
The thrilling Roy Grace series from multi-million No.1 best-selling author Peter James returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead, starring award-winning actor and EastEnders icon, Adam Woodyatt and star of stage and screen Gaynor Faye (Emmerdale, Coronation Street, The Syndicate).

No good deed goes unpunished…hours after finding a discarded USB memory stick, Tom Bryce, (Adam Woodyatt) 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.

Adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna, Looking Good Dead follows the huge stage success of The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple and will keep you on the edge of your seat until the chilling final moments!

Peter James is the UK’s number one bestselling author of crime and thriller novels. He is the creator of the much-loved Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, recently played by John Simm in a major ITV series, Grace.

Book early and secure the best seats at the best price! We reserve the right to change prices.



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