TV LEGEND HEADS TO NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL
Sir David Suchet is making a much anticipated return to Newcastle Theatre Royal where he will be retracing his steps as a young actor in Poirot and More, A Retrospective.
Join us in conversation with the man, the actor and his many roles in an unmistakably unique event playing Sun 18 February 2024.
Best known for his portrayal of the Belgian detective Poirot, this retrospective look at David’s career will showcase some of his most beloved performances in a new and intimate light. Geoffrey Wansell, journalist, broadcaster, biographer and co-author of Poirot and Me, will be joining David as interviewer.
David Suchet last appeared on stage at Newcastle Theatre Royal in 2015 where he garnered rave reviews for his performance as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest.
For over 25 years he captivated millions worldwide as Agatha Christie’s elegant Belgian detective. Beyond Poirot, the Emmy award-winning actor has been celebrated for his portrayal of iconic roles such as Cardinal Benelli and Freud. David has also graced the world’s stages bringing literary greats to life, including Shakespeare, Wilde and Albee.
David Suchet said: “I am utterly delighted to be taking this show on the road after such a warm and wonderful reception to its first UK outing and West End run. Regional theatre is where my career began and was nurtured so I’m very much looking forward to sharing my stories, memories and favourite moments across the country again and visiting a number of new towns and cities.”
With a career spanning five decades, Poirot and More, A Retrospective will offer an insight into the actor behind the famous detective and the many faces he’s portrayed on stage and screen. Audiences will be able to discover why David Suchet is renowned for not only becoming the role, but also taking on the personalities of some of television, film and theatre’s most fascinating characters.
Poirot and More, A Retrospective is co-created by David Suchet and Liza McLean. The show was originally produced in Australia and New Zealand by Liza McLean and Andrew Kay and is presented in the UK by Liza McLean, Andrew Kay and Jonathan Church Theatre Productions.
Poirot and More, A Retrospective plays at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Sun 18 Feb 2024. Tickets can be purchased at www.theatreroyal.co.uk or from the Theatre Royal Box Office on 0191 232 7010.
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