The thrilling Roy Grace series from multi-million No.1 best-selling author Peter James returns to Grand Opera House York with the world premiere stage production of Looking Good Dead, starring award-winning actor and EastEnders icons, Adam Woodyatt and star of stage and screen Laurie Brett (Waterloo Road, Les Misérables, Band of Gold).
No good deed goes unpunished…hours after finding a discarded USB memory stick, Tom Bryce, (Adam Woodyatt) inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger. When Detective Superintendent Roy Grace becomes involved, he has his own demons to contend with, while he tries to crack the case in time to save the Bryce family’s lives.
Adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna, Looking Good Dead follows the huge stage success of The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple and will keep you on the edge of your seat until the chilling final moments!
Adam Woodyatt is the longest-serving cast member in EastEnders having appeared continuously as Ian Beale since the show began in 1985. For his portrayal of the role he was honoured in 2013 with the Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2015 after the EastEnders 30th Anniversary Live episode, Best Actor at the British Soap Awards. Looking Good Dead marks Adam’s return to stage in a play for the first time since 1982.
Peter James is the UK’s number one bestselling author of crime and thriller novels. He is the creator of the much-loved Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, recently played by John Simm in a major ITV series, Grace. Peter James has topped the Sunday Times bestseller list seventeen times and has achieved global book sales of over 20 million copies which have been translated into 37 languages.
The performance will come to York Opera House between 29th March and 2nd April 2022.