Chichester on the Orient Express

Published: 22 April 2022
Reporter: Sheila Connor

Henry Goodman

The full company has been announced to join Henry Goodman in Chichester Festival Theatre's new staging of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig, running from 13 May to 4 June. It will also run at Theatre Royal Bath from 9–25 June.

The cast will comprise Marc Antolin as Michel the Conductor, Philip Cairns as Colonel Arbuthnot, Samuel Collings as Hector MacQueen, Joanna McCallum as Princess Dragomiroff, Taz Munyaneza as Mary Debenham, Patrick Robinson as Monsieur Bouc, Laura Rogers as Countess Andrenyl, Sara Stewart as Helen Hubbard, Joanna van Kampen as Greta Ohisson and Timothy Watson as Samuel Ratchett, with Matt Addis, Kelvin Ade, Joelie Dyson, Jaqueline Tate and juvenile actors Sophie Bye and Eleanor Sebastian.

The production will be directed by former CFT Artistic Director Jonathan Church and designed by Robert Jones, with lighting by Mark Henderson, music by Adrian Sutton, sound by Christopher Shutt, movement by Lucy Hind and casting by Gabrielle Dawes CDG.

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