The thrilling work of multi-million selling author Peter James returns to theatres in January 2019 with the world premiere production of the spine-tingling stage play The House on Cold Hill. The announcement comes in the week the acclaimed author hits No. 1 again in the UK book charts for the 13th consecutive time, with his latest page-turner, Dead If You Don’t.
The House on Cold Hill is the best-selling novel by Peter James – author of the award-winning Roy Grace series – and now becomes the fourth play in his box office smash hit and critically acclaimed stage franchise following the huge sell-out success of Not Dead Enough, The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple on stage.
The House on Cold Hill is a modern-day ghostly thriller that will send shivers down your spine and make you think twice about returning home to a dark, empty house after the show!
Within days of moving into the huge, dilapidated Georgian mansion in the remote Sussex countryside, the Harcourt family quickly realise that the house of their dreams hides a dark secret and that they aren’t the only residents at Cold Hill…
James has been acclaimed as ‘one of the most fiendishly clever crime fiction plotters’ (Daily Mail) and his brilliant international bestselling novels have been published in 37 languages and sold over 19 million copies worldwide.
Following the recent nationwide stage success of the Peter James plays with stars including Shane Richie, Jessie Wallace, Claire Goose, Les Dennis, Laura Whitmore, Jamie Lomas, Bill Ward and Tina Hobley, The House on Cold Hill will reunite Peter James with theatre producer Joshua Andrews, the Olivier award-winning director Ian Talbot and award-winning writer Shaun McKenna.
Peter James said: “It has been a great thrill for me to have three stage adaptations of my work so cleverly written and brilliantly performed over the last five years, and a joy to see the huge pleasure they’ve given audiences around the UK, and overseas.
“I’m very excited by the latest adaptation, of my best-selling ghost story The House on Cold Hill, which starts on a six-month nationwide tour next January, with the same production team behind it.
“The intimacy of theatres is particularly well suited to instilling a great atmosphere of suspense and thrills in audiences, and I can promise there will be no shortage of both with the stage production of The House 0n Cold Hill!”
Casting to be announced.
THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL – UK TOUR DATES 2019
Wednesday 23 – Saturday 26 January Box Office: 01322 220000
Dartford, Orchard Theatre
Monday 28 January – Saturday 2 February Box Office: 0115 989 5555 (On sale 1 June)
Nottingham Theatre Royal
Monday 4 – Saturday 9 February Box Office: 01743 281281 (On sale 25 May)
Shrewsbury Severn Theatre
Monday 11 – Saturday 16 February Box Office: 024 7655 3055 (On sale soon)
Coventry Belgrade Theatre
Monday 18 – Saturday 23 February Box Office: 01684 892277
Monday 25 February – Saturday 2 March Box Office: 023 9282 8282 (On sale soon)
Monday 4 – Saturday 9 March Box Office: 0844 871 7650 (On sale 25 May)
Brighton Theatre Royal
Monday 11 – Saturday 16 March Box Office: 01603 630000 (On sale soon)
Norwich Theatre Royal
Monday 18 – Saturday 23 March Box Office: 0844 811 2121
Newcastle Theatre Royal
Monday 25 March – Saturday 30 March Box Office: 01482 300306 (On sale 1 June)
Hull New Theatre
Monday 1 – Saturday 6 April Box Office: 01702 351135 (On sale 25 May)
Southend Palace Theatre
Monday 8 – Saturday 13 April Box Office: 0844 871 7651 (On sale 25 May)
Monday 15 – Saturday 20 April Box Office: 0844 871 7652 (On sale 25 May)
Milton Keynes Theatre
Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 April Box Office: 0844 871 7645 (On sale 25 May)
Woking New Victoria
Monday 29 April – Saturday 4 May Box Office: 0844 848 2700 (On sale soon)
Leeds Grand Theatre
Monday 6 – Saturday 11 May Box Office: 0121 230 9070 (On sale 25 May)
Birmingham Alexandra Theatre
Monday 13 – Saturday 18 May Box Office: 0844 871 3018 (On sale 25 May)
Manchester Opera House
Monday 20 – Saturday 25 May Box Office: 01223 503333 (On sale soon)
Cambridge Arts Theatre
Tuesday 28 May – Saturday 1 June Box Office: 0844 871 7647 (On sale 25 May)
Glasgow Theatre Royal