All-star cast for Christie classic

Go%20Back%20for%20Murder%20ArtworkAgatha Christie’s classic go back for murder will be visiting Chesterfield Theatres from Monday February 18-23.

A heavyweight cast with prolific stage and TV credits star in The Official Agatha Christie Theatre Company’s production.

They include the BBC’s Bergerac and ITV’s long-running game show, Give Us A Clue, actress Liza Goddard who appears as Miss Williams; child actress and grown-up screen star and cover model Sophie Ward, whose extensive TV and film credits most recently include the award-winning BBC period drama series Land Girls, ITV’s Heartbeat, BBC’s Holby City and the 2011 film Jane Eyre is Carla Crale.

Robert Duncan, fondly remembered for his role as jargon-spouting chief executive Gus Hedges in Channel 4’s Drop the Dead Donkey is Philip Blake; Gary Mavers, ITV’s Peak Practice’ smouldering medic, Andrew Attwood, is Amyas Crale.

Lysette Anthony, who was described as the ‘face of the 80s’ by photographer, David Bailey, and also enjoyed a successful career as a model before she became a household name with acting roles in Woody Allen’s Husbands and Wives and the BBC sitcom, Three Up, Two Down appears as Elsa Greer.

Ben Nealon, who is fondly remembered for his role as Jeremy Forsythe in the long running ITV drama Soldier, Soldier, plays Justin Fogg and completes the all-star cast.

For those not familiar with the plot Carla le Marchant has to live with a disturbing family secret – her mother, Caroline Crale, died in prison while serving life for killing her husband.

But on finding a letter in which Caroline claims that she’s innocent, Carla becomes obsessed, determined to clear her mother’s name.

Enlisting the help of Justin Fogg, the son of Caroline’s defence lawyer, Carla tracks down a number of people from her mother’s tragic past, only to uncover a shocking truth.

A classic ‘whodunit’ packed with intrigue, murder and suspense and one of over a dozen plays from the pen of the great dame Agatha Christie.

The drama is being staged at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre. For more details go to http://www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.