Angela Browne Ltd in association with Tabs Productions
Proudly present MINDGAME
By Anthony Horowitz
At Shanklin Theatre Wed 4th To Sat 7th April 2018
UK Tour 2018
“A CRACKING THRILLER WITH HINTS AND AMBIGUITIES, TWISTS AND TURNS FROM ONE END TO THE OTHER…GO OUT AND SEE IT.” Nottingham Post
Mindgame is a mind bending psychological thriller from the pen of Anthony Horowitz – creator of Foyles War, the BBC’s New Blood, Alex Rider, the Sherlock Holmes novels House of Silk and Moriarty and the James Bond novel Trigger Mortis.
“THE GUESSING GAME IS STILL ON AS THE FINAL CURTAIN FALLS, MAKING THIS COMPELLING PLAY INTRIGUING AND CHILLING.” Derbyshire Times
When Mark Styler, a writer of glossy ‘true crime’ paperbacks, tries to get an interview with Easterman, a notorious serial killer, he has no idea what he’s walking into. First he has to get past Dr Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields – the asylum where Easterman is kept.
But soon he discovers that nothing is what it seems. Who is the mysterious Borson? Where did he get the meat in the fridge? And why isn’t the skeleton in the closet?
“ANTHONY HOROWITZ’S DARK MASTERPIECE, DEFTLY DIRECTED BY KAREN HENSON, NOT ONLY QUESTIONS THE NATURE OF INSANITY BUT ALSO CHALLENGES THE NOTION OF REALITY ITSELF.” Worcester News
Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK – and is unique for working across so many media; juggling writing books, TV series, films, plays and journalism.
Anthony has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider, which he adapted into a movie. The Alex Rider series is estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. Anthony is also an acclaimed writer for adults and was commissioned by the Conan Doyle Estate and Orion Books to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels (The House of Silk and Moriarty). Most recently he was commissioned by the Ian Fleming Estate to write the James Bond novel Trigger Mortis. His latest works are The Word is Murder and Never Say Die (the latest in the Alex Rider series).
Anthony is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK’s most beloved and successful television series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War. Anthony is on the board of the Old Vic Theatre and regularly contributes to a wide variety of national newspapers and magazines on subjects ranging from politics to education. He has been a patron to East Anglia Children’s Hospices and the anti-bullying charity, Kidscape, since 2008.
Anthony was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.
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