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Main House New Old Friends

Crimes on the Coast

by Feargus Woods Dunlop, directed by James Farrell
  • 30 September - 1 October
Crimes on the Coast

Event Information

Monday – Tuesday 7.30pm
Matinee Tuesday 2.30pm


Running time: 2 hours

Performed from Mon 30 Sep — Tue 1 Oct

A secluded island hotel just off the English coast becomes a crime scene, as a scandal-inducing femme-fatale is felled. All the guests on the island are suspects, but are they alone and is all quite what it seems?

Following its sell-out world premiere run at the Ustinov Studio in the New Year and Main House debut in May, Bath’s very own multi-award-winning New Old Friends returns.

Crimes On The Coast is a hilariously inventive comedy thriller directed by James Farrell (Associate Director – The 39 Steps, West End). The show enjoyed a sell-out national tour in 2018 (under its previous title Crimes Under the Sun) and hits the road again in 2019 featuring four actors playing multiple outrageous characters, and a plot that romps along in the company’s trademark inventive style.

Inspired by Agatha Christie, Noël Coward and PG Wodehouse, you are invited on an hilarious but murderous trip to a classic English Riviera retreat.

Monday – Tuesday 7.30pm
Matinee Tuesday 2.30pm

All performances: £20 – £32.50

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies

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Suitable for ages 12+

Written by Feargus Woods Dunlop

Directed by James Farrell

Associate Director – Heather Westwell

Music by Kathryn Levell

Sound by Fred Riding

Lighting by Lloyd Evans

Design by Connie Watson, based on original concept by Carl Davies

Cast: Ashley Christmas (as Artemis Arinae), Luca Thompson, Hannah Genesius, Jon Paul Rowden

Box Office is open from 10am – 8pm Monday – Saturday.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance, unless otherwise stated.

PLEASE NOTE: Print At Home tickets are only valid as A4 printouts. We cannot currently accept tickets presented on phones/tablets.

All tickets for Main House productions include a £2 building levy.

Standard discounts – apply Monday – Friday evenings, and matinees.

£1 off for U16s, students, Seniors (60+), JSA claimants. Only one discount may be claimed per ticket. Please see the ACCESS page for details regarding our Access Register and associated discounts.

Group discounts – 10+ £1 off per ticket; 20+ save 20% on each ticket.

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies to all bookings.

Standing spaces sold when all other seats have sold out.

There is a lift for wheelchair users from the Theatre foyer to the Stalls and Royal Circle levels. The Dress Circle and Grand Circle are stair access only.

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Full booking terms & conditions can be found here