When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark’s Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family, he quickly discovers that nothing is quite as it seems. The household is controlled by the family physician, the footmen behave more like guests than servants and the secretary Isla is afraid for her life. As Tanner moves closer to the heart of the mystery he uncovers a shocking and closely guarded secret…

Following the phenomenal success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold approximately two million tickets over a decade of first class productions, comes a new chapter from Bill Kenwright’s Classic Thriller Theatre Company

Edgar Wallace was one of the most popular and prolific crime writers of the 20th century and the brains behind the iconic film, King Kong. Having written more than 150 detective novels in the course of his career, Edgar Wallace’s gripping page-turners are regarded as the bedrock of the modern thriller, and The Case of the Frightened Lady remains one of his most celebrated works.

Making his stage debut is Oliver Phelps, who was catapulted to fame at 15 years old when he starred as George Weasley in one of the highest grossing movie franchises of all time, Harry Potter. Oliver was cast alongside his twin brother James to play Ron Weasley’s mischievous older twin brothers.

The Case of the Frightened Lady will be on stage at Malvern Theatres from Tuesday, July 17 to Saturday, July 21. To book, call the box office on 01684 892277 or visit malvern-theatres.co.uk