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Catch Me If You Can UK Tour in 2022

Dallas legend Patrick Duffy (The Man from Atlantis; Step by Step) and Linda Purl (Happy Days; Homeland) fly in from Hollywood to star alongside Gray O’ Brien (Peak Practice; Coronation Street), leading the cast in this exciting new production of the classic Broadway thriller.

Catch Me If You CanCatch Me If You Can, written by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, and directed by Bob Tomson, will embark on its nationwide tour, opening at the Theatre Royal, Windsor on 8 February 2022. Adapted from Robert Thomas’s French play Trap for a Lonely Man, this highly entertaining mystery has inspired three successful screenplays.

Inspector Levine is called to a house in the remote Catskill mountains to investigate the disappearance of newly married Elizabeth Corban. But when Elizabeth suddenly turns up, her husband seems surprised – and this is only the beginning of a truly baffling train of events, in which nothing is what it seems and no-one is as they appear. Will this extraordinary sequence of surprising twists and turns lead to a murderous conclusion?

Patrick Duffy is known to audiences around the world for his twelve years in the role of Bobby Ewing in the CBS primetime drama Dallas. Other notable roles include Mark Harris in NBC’s Man from Atlantis, Frank Lambert in the ABC sitcom Step by Step and Stephen Logan in CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful. On stage, he played Serge in the award-winning West End production of Art.

Linda Purl’s numerous screen roles include Ashley (Fonzie’s girlfriend) in Happy Days, Helene in the American version of The Office, Charlene Matlock in the legal drama series Matlock, and Elizabeth Gaines in Homeland. Her stage appearances include the international tour of Seven Deadly Sins Four Deadly Sinners, Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire (Rubicon Theatre, California) and, most recently, Rosemary Clooney in Tenderly at the New Vic, Santa Barbara.

Gray O’Brien is best known for his portrayal of villainous Weatherfield businessman Tony Gordon in Coronation Street, as Dr Tom Deneley in Peak Practice and as Dr. Richard McCraig in Casualty. He played Milo Tindle in Sleuth at the West End’s Apollo Theatre.

The cast also includes Ben Nealon, who played Captain Jeremy Forsythe in ITV’s award-winning series Soldier Soldier. He has appeared regularly on stage with the Agatha Christie Theatre Company and the Classic Thriller Theatre Company.

Catch Me If You Can is directed by Bob Tomson (Blood Brothers, Scrooge, Evita, On The Piste), with design by Julie Godfrey (How The Other Half Loves, Pack of Lies, Rehearsal for Murder) and lighting by Chris Davey (Witness for the Prosecution, the Car Man, Touching the Void).

LISTINGS
Bill Kenwright presents
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
UK Tour from 8 February 2022
by Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
Based on the French play Trap for a Lonely Man by Robert Thomas.
Directed by Bob Tomson
Designed by Julie Godfrey
Lighting by Chris Davey

DATES AND VENUES
Theatre Royal Windsor
theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk
08 February – 19 February 2022 01753 853 8888

Belfast Grand Opera House
www.goh.co.uk
21 February- 26 February 2022 02890 241 919

New Theatre Cardiff
newtheatrecardiff.co.uk
28 February- 05 March 2022 03433 100 041

Blackpool Grand
www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk
07 March- 12 March 2022 01253 290 111

Darlington Hippodrome
darlingtonhippodrome.co.uk
14 March- 19 March 2022 01325 405405

Malvern Festival Theatre
malvern-theatres.co.uk
21 March- 26 March 2022 01684 8922770

Theatr Clwyd
www.theatrclwyd.com
28 March- 02 April 2022 01352 344101

Milton Keynes Theatre
04 April- 09 April 2022 02072 061174

Richmond Theatre
11 April- 16 April 2022 0844 8717615

Alexandra Theatre Birmingham
25 April- 30 April 2022 0333 0096690

Eastbourne Devonshire Park
eastbournetheatres.co.uk
09 May- 14 May 2022 0132 3412000

Theatre Royal Bath
theatreroyal.org.uk
16 May- 21 May 2022

Cambridge Arts Theatre
cambridgeartstheatre.com
23 May- 28 May

The Lowry Salford
thelowry.com
30 May- 04 June

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
06 June- 18 June

Yvonne Arnaud Guilford
yvonne-arnaud.co.uk
13 June- 18 June

Churchill Theatre Bromley
churchilltheatre.co.uk
20 June- 25 June

Theatre Royal Glasgow
27 June- 02 July

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