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Sleuth (2016)

  • Venue: Quarry Theatre
  • Duration: 2 hours 15
  • Other: Post Show Discussion Wed 12 Oct
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More Information on Sleuth (2016)

The ultimate game of cat and mouse, Sleuth is a Tony award‑winning thriller by Anthony Shaffer where nothing is quite as it seems. Andrew Wyke is a rich and successful mystery writer whose obsession with playing games is in danger of losing him everything. Luring his wife’s lover Milo to his country pile, Andrew persuades him to take part in a specially created challenge.

Before long their power struggle descends into a sinister and deadly duel of wits, where nothing is off limits. Investigating a Missing Person, Inspector Doppler attempts to untangle fact from fiction, deception from truth and murderer from victim.

In Sleuth, Shaffer creates a great contemporary classic of wit, suspense and ingenuity.

Sleuth is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

Watch the video below to find out about BSL Interpreted & Captioned Performances.

Cast & Credits

By Anthony Shaffer / Director Giles Croft / Designer Barney George /

A West Yorkshire Playhouse and Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company co-production

Reviews

“ A sure fire hit”

- East Midlands Theatre
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“ Barney George’s magnificent staging is a masterpiece in its own right”

- North West End
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“ a deserving thriller with a great cast and talented creative team”

- North West End
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“ guaranteed to keep any audience entertained and intrigued”

- The Reviews Hub

“ Richardson is outstanding, Alexandrou is similarly impressive'”

- British Theatre Guide

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Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.

Audio Described

Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.

Relaxed Performance

A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.

Dementia-Friendly Performance

Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.

Sing Along

Sing along with the cast in this exclusive performance. Lyrics will be on screen, so you can join in as loud as you like. Open to all, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.

Post Show Discussion

Parent & Baby Performance

A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.

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*A transaction fee of £1.95 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.

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  • Captioned - Captioned
  • Signed - Signed
  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
  • Post Show Discussion - Post Show Discussion
  • Sing Along - Sing Along
  • Parent & Baby Performance - Parent & Baby Performance
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