There's still time to get tickets for Dial M for Murder as Abbey Theatre Club take on classic play

The Abbey Theatre Club Arbroath starts the 2022 season with a polished performance of the classic play Dial M for Murder, written by Frederick Knott.

Wednesday, 23rd February 2022, 9:07am
There's still time to get tickets for Dial M for Murder as Abbey Theatre Club take on classic play

Audiences are now being welcomed back into the theatre following the lengthy lockdown period and they certainly will not be disappointed with this stylish three-act presentation, skilfully managed by producer James Robb.

Tony Wandice (Steven Dunbar) an ex-Wimbledon tennis star plans to kill his wife Sheila, (Emma Smith) when he finds out she has been having an affair with crime writer Max Halliday (Stephen Curtis).

A complicated series of events takes place when Captain Lesgate (Callum Baker) is hired and the plot develops with unforeseen circumstances. Chief Inspector Hubbard (Jim Shaw) has the task of sifting through the evidence and reaching the correct conclusion.

This was a powerful drama performed by a talented and professional cast who were supported by a highly skilled and dedicated backstage crew led by stage manager Terri Baker, who have all worked tirelessly to ensure every performance runs efficiently.

Lighting and sound was managed by Stephen Gilbert and Doug Todd, Publicity and design by Laura Barnes, Hilary Roberts and Sharrie Reid.

The production prompts were Karen Oliverand, Hilary Roberts with costumes being managed by Heather You.

Performances of Dial M for Murder run until Saturday, February 26, at the Abbey Theatre, Abbot Street, Arbroath, with shows commencing at 7.30 pm.

There is limited availability on tickets but there’s still time to catch Abbey Theatre Club’s production of this classic play. To book tickets, visit the website at

The Abbey Theatre Club’s next outing will be Halloween and Hogmanay which will run from Monday, April 18, until Saturday, April 23.

Tickets for this production are also on sale now.

For more information and to find out more about Abbey Theatre Club, Arbroath, visit the group’s website

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