Not Dead Enough theatre review by Katey Thompson, February 2017.
Peter James is a well known murder mystery author who is great at a writing an intriguing, intense who-dunnit that keeps the reader guessing from start to finish. In this play the suspense is slow to build and that suspense and tension remained throughout the entire production.
The play opens with the murder of the socialite Katie Bishop; could her husband Brian Bishop who was 60 miles away at the time be responsible? It is the task of DS Roy Grace to determine if he has the correct suspect. Shane Ritchie is a credible detective quite different in persona to the roles he is normally associated with. DS Grace’s girlfriend is the mortician Cleo Morley, played by Laura Whitmore, who brings her presentation skills into the limelight, with