World première of Peter James novel adaptation

Published: 15 October 2018

The work of author Peter James returns to Manchester’s Opera House from May 13 to 18, 2019 with the world première of the stage play The House on Cold Hill.

Adapted from his 2015 novel and based on the author’s own real-life experience in a haunted house, the play will star BAFTA-nominated actor and winner of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Joe McFadden as Ollie Harcourt.

Joining him, as his wife Caro, will be award-winning actress Rita Simons, who played Roxy Mitchell in Eastenders, as well as award-winning actors Charlie Clements (Bradley in EastEnders) as Chris and Persephone Swales-Dawson (villainess Nico Blake in Hollyoaks) as Jade, making her professional stage debut.

David Upton