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The 39 Steps

Fri 8 Mar–Sat 30 Mar

New Vic presents

By Arrangement with Edward Snape for Fiery Angel Limited John Buchan and Alfred Hitchcock’s THE 39 STEPS Adapted by Patrick Barlow from an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon
Directed by Theresa Heskins

Following on from our hugely successful productions of Around The World In 80 Days and Astley’s Astounding Adventures, thrilling spy drama The 39 Steps gets the New Vic treatment!

Richard Hannay, upstanding gent and all-round good guy, finds himself in a bit of a pickle when he wakes up to find a mysterious woman in his apartment. Dead. Now on the run, pursued by all manner of suspicious characters, can Hannay evade capture and clear his name of murder before it’s too late? Will he fall in love along the way? And what exactly are The 39 Steps?

A thrilling, inventive, fast-paced caper, four actors will play over 120 characters in this side-splitting comedy based on John Buchan’s famous  spy novel.

Starring New Vic favourites: Rebecca Brewer (Playhouse Creatures), Gareth Cassidy (Treasure Island), Michael Hugo (Around The World In 80 Days) and Nicholas Richardson (Astley’s Astounding Adventures).

Booking Information
Showing: Friday 8 March–Saturday 30 March 2019

Tickets: £15.00 - £24.50
First Night Fever: Fri 8 March – All seats £16.50 (no cons)
Talkback: Tue 26 March

Concessions: £2.00 off
Group Discounts: £2.00 off for ten or more
Part of our Three Plays for £50 package
Four Friends for £68
Under 16s Go Free
Under 26s Go Free

Interpreted Performances

Captioned: 7.30pm Tue 26 March
Audio described: 2.15pm Sat 30 March

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