Dial M For Murder

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Frederick Knott's dark thriller, made famous by the Alfred Hitchcock film.

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Fiery Angel presents Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott. Directed by Lucy Bailey.

★★★★ 'Dial M for Marvellous' – Daily Telegraph

'Icily elegant – as stylish as it is unsettling' – The Times

★★★★ 'Lucy Bailey has triumphed, turning this murder mystery into a gripping, thrilling production. This is a classic thriller that will literally have you on the edge of your seats.' – Yorkshire Post

When murder calls … hang up.

Frederick Knott’s intense and darkly gripping thriller, Dial M for Murder, famously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, is now on a UK tour.

Tony is convinced his wife is having an affair. We watch mesmerised at Tony’s precision in planning what must surely be the perfect murder … until it falters in the most unexpected way. Claustrophobic and frightening, Lucy Bailey’s exciting new production reclaims this brilliant and erotic tale of betrayal, passion and ultimately, murder.

Lucy Bailey’s directing credits include the Royal Shakespeare Company’s brilliantly reimagined production of The Winter’s Tale which played at the Festival Theatre in April 2013.

'Chilling and entertaining in equal measure' – Whatsonstage.com

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Lucy Bailey and Fiery Angel take on Frederick Knott's Dial M For Murder

17 Jun 2014

The murderous play made famous by Alfred Hitchcock stars Christopher Timothy and Kelly Hotten

Having toured the rest of Britain, Fiery Angel's production of Dial M For Murder finally reaches Glasgow. The classic play by Frederick Knott, adapted by Hitchcock into the iconic 1954 film, is now being directed by Lucy Bailey. Bailey has an…

Dial M for Murder

19 Feb 20144 stars

An elegant restaging of Hitchcock’s classy thriller

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film adaptation of Dial M for Murder is undoubtedly the best-remembered version of Frederick Knotts’ script, although the thriller was a successful stage play and BBC TV production prior to that. In Hitch’s version, Ray Milland…

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