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Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’ coming to Sydney

To celebrate its Platinum (70th) jubilee this year the world’s longest-running play, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, is coming to Australia. Opening at Sydney’s Theatre Royal in October, the production will be directed by Australian theatre icon Robyn Nevin and produced by John Frost for Crossroads Live Australia. This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder […]

The Translators

Nine translators are assembled to translate the 3rd volume of an incredibly popular trilogy into their native languages. Hired for three months they will live in complete seclusion from society, literally treated as prisoners. When millions of people download the first 10 pages from the book online, it’s apparent that one of the translators is […]

Knives Out

This is a deliciously witty, star-choked satire that takes the classic Agatha Christie formula and stirs in some absurdity and loads of fun. Rian Johnson wrote and directed the film and an impeccable cast brings it to life around a death. Although it’s being touted as a whodunnit, that mystery is answered midway (although there […]

REVIEW: The Devil’s Caress

When Australian author, June Wright published her novel The Devil’s Caress in 1953, she was already riding a wave of fame as a crime mystery fiction writer. Described by some as a hybrid of Agatha Christie and Daphne Du Maurier, Wright’s novels are tense, psychological melodramas with hints of whimsical humour. They sound perfect for […]

Murder On The Orient Express

Based on the novel by Agatha Christie, is the mystery crime drama of the same name Murder On The Orient Express. Directed by Kenneth Branagah, the film features a packed cast including, Penelope Cruz, Willem Defoe, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Michelle Pfeiffer and more. Joining famed detective Hercule Poirot (Branagah) on board the luxurious Orient […]


The highly anticipated Cunard British Film Festival 2017 will complement the current spate of foreign film festivals and this year’s program of high profile films should also ensure that interest continues to build. A sneak peek is presented at some of the best films British cinema has to offer. The opening night screening of Andy […]

REVIEW: A Murder Is Announced

A Murder Is Announced, adapted from the classic murder mystery novel by Agatha Christie is a whodunnit with enough twists to keep you guessing and in suspense right up to the very end. Set in the drawing room of the Little Paddocks Victorian cottage in the village of Chipping Cleghorne, England, an ad appears in […]


One thing is for certain - everyone loves a good murder mystery, and that’s exactly what audiences will be getting with Agatha Christie's A Murder Is Announced. “A murder mystery gives us the opportunity to prove how clever we can be to solve a murder long before police or detectives; it gives us a chance […]