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Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder! at the Ambassadors Theatre

Francesca Moody Productions, Kater Gordon, Wessex Grove and Fiery Angel Present: KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER!

• It’s murder in the West End as award-winning musical comedy Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder! transfers to the Ambassadors Theatre for a strictly limited season from 25 May – 14 September.

• From the Olivier Award-winning producers of ‘Fleabag’ and ‘Baby Reindeer’, with Book, Lyrics and Co-Direction by Olivier Award winner Jon Brittain (Rotterdam), Music and Lyrics by Matthew Floyd Jones (Frisky & Mannish) and Co-Direction and Choreography by Fabian Aloise (Sunset Boulevard).

• This joyful new British musical played to packed houses for two seasons at the Edinburgh Festival and last autumn at Bristol Old Vic and HOME Manchester.

• Tickets for the West End go on sale on Wednesday 7 February at 10am with over 5000 tickets for under £25.

Bronté Barbé and Rebekah Hinds in Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder! Photo Ellie Kurttz.
Bronté Barbé and Rebekah Hinds in Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder! Photo Ellie Kurttz.

Francesca Moody Productions, Kater Gordon, Wessex Grove and Fiery Angel are delighted to announce that the award-winning smash-hit murder mystery musical Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder! will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End for a strictly limited season from 25 May – 14 September after thrilling audiences in Edinburgh,
Bristol and Manchester. Tickets are now on-sale at www.kathyandstella.com with 5000 under £25 and a ticket lottery to be announced. Press Night will be Wednesday 5 June 2024.

Bronté Barbé (Newsies, Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre) and Rebekah Hinds (Oklahoma! Young Vic/ West End) will reprise their roles as Kathy and Stella alongside Imelda Warren-Green (Doctor Who: Time Fracture, Immersive LDN) who will once again play Erica. Further casting is to be announced.

Originally brought to the stage by Francesca Moody Productions (Fleabag, Olivier Award winner Baby Reindeer, Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons) and Kater Gordon (2:22, Vanya) Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder! won Musical Theatre Review’s Best Musical Award at the Edinburgh Festival 2022. The production reunites the writing and
musical talents of Jon Brittain – Book and Lyrics / Co-Director (Olivier Award winner Rotterdam) and Matthew Floyd Jones – Music and Lyrics (Frisky and Mannish) who previously collaborated on the critically acclaimed, Fringe First award-winning A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad). Fabian Aloise (who was nominated for an Olivier
Award, WhatsOnStage Award and Stage Debut Award for Jamie Lloyd’s Evita) CoDirects and Choreographs fresh from his success as choreographer on Lloyd’s Sunset Boulevard (West End).

BFFs Kathy and Stella host Hull’s least successful true-crime podcast. When their favourite author is killed they are thrust into a thrilling whodunnit of their own!

This big-hearted, laugh-out-loud musical follows the unlikely crime-fighting duo as they put their friendship on the line to become part of the story. Can they crack the case, (and become global podcast superstars) before the killer strikes again…?

Book Tickets for the Ambassadors Theatre

CREATIVE TEAM
Book & Lyrics / Co-Director: Jon Brittain
Music & Lyrics: Matthew Floyd Jones
Co-Director & Choreographer: Fabian Aloise
Set & Costume Designer: Cecilia Carey
Co-Sound Designer: Tingying Dong
Co-Sound Designer: Dan Samson
Lighting Designer: Peter Small
Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator: Charlie Ingles
Associate Director: Charlie Martin
Dramaturge: Gillian Greer
Casting Director: Annelie Powell CDG
Casting Assistant: Alice Walters

Ambassadors Theatre
West Street, London, WC2H 9ND
Booking from 25 May 2024 – 14 September
Performance schedule: Monday – Saturday: 7:30pm | Thursday and Saturday: 2:30pm
Tickets from £15
Age recommendation: 12+
Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Press night: Wednesday 5 June 2024

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