Crimes in Egypt promotional image: A woman on a camel making a funny face over a man on a boat which appears to be sinking in the desert.
All the character lined up next to each other
Photographer: Pamela Raith
4 characters looking scared at the edge of a boat railing
Photographer: Pamela Raith
A detective is stood next to the butler. He does a spit take and gets some water on the butler.
Photographer: Pamela Raith
4 characters are stood at the boat railings. 2 characters are exchanging hats.
Photographer: Pamela Raith
The detective is stood next to a lady who looks distressed
Photographer: Pamela Raith
3 characters are stood like statues, in typical Egyptian positions
Photographer: Pamela Raith

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Crimes in Egypt

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Belgian detective extraordinaire Artemis Arinae is set to enjoy a holiday cruise along the river Nile when tragedy strikes. All the passengers and staff aboard are suspects, and the murder count is growing, will Arinae’s little grey cells identify the murderer in time?

A versatile cast of just four, brings to life lascivious lawyers, crocked captains, fastidious physicians, ardently amorous authors, feuding femme fatales, plodding paramours, friendly first mates and attractive Americans, in this romp inspired by Christie, Coward and Wodehouse, directed by James Farrell (Associate Director – The 39 Steps, West End).

Touring again following a sell-out world premiere run at Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio and a critically acclaimed national tour in 2019 (under previous title Crimes on the Nile).

Delightfully dotty

The Stage

Criminally hard to beat

British Theatre Guide

Celebrations of theatricality… a low budget aplomb worth of The 39 Steps

The Times

Cannily conceived and impeccably made

Exeunt Magazine

Directed by James Farrell

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