Main House Tom Chambers, Sally Bretton

Dial M For Murder

by Frederick Knott, directed by Anthony Banks
  • 11 - 15 February
Dial M For Murder

Event Information

Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday 2.30pm

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes

Performed from Tue 11 — Sat 15 Feb


Can you ever get away with the perfect crime? A brand-new production of the blueprint for the modern thriller, Dial M for Murder, is back.

Tom Chambers stars as the charismatic and manipulative Tony Wendice, a jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife Margot (played by Sally Bretton). When he discovers she has been unfaithful his mind turns to revenge and the pursuit of the ‘perfect crime’.

Made famous by Alfred Hitchcock’s world-renowned film of 1950, the iconic Dial M for Murder will leave audiences spellbound as Tony becomes more and more tangled in a web of his own making.

Also featuring Christopher Harper and Michael Salami, this ultimate masterclass in suspense is guaranteed to entwine you with its spine-chilling twists and turns. Dial M for Murder is the definitive seat gripping drama that is not to be missed!

“A taut, acidly funny thriller” Guardian

“A precision-engineered delight” Daily Telegraph

Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday 2.30pm

Tickets from £28 – £42.50

A booking fee of £1.75 per ticket applies


by Frederick Knott, directed by Anthony Banks


Tom Chambers is known for his role as Sam Strachan in Holby City and Casualty and as Max Tyler in Waterloo Road. He won the sixth series of Strictly Come Dancing. His stage credits include Top Hat in the West End.

Sally Bretton’s television credits include Not Going Out, The Office and Death in Paradise. She was last in Bath in An Ideal Husband in the 2018 Summer Season.

Christopher Harper’s credits include Coronation Street and Housewife 49 on television and Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Michael Salami’s credits include Temple, Catastrophe and Hollyoaks on television and Negril Beach and Housed on stage.


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.

Standby tickets – 30 seats at the back of the Grand Circle and side of the Dress Circle, on sale from 12noon on the day of the performance. Maximum two per person. Sold in advance for matinees, Sundays, Special Events and pantomime.

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