Starting tonight at the Theatre Royal, Brighton - Black Coffee
Robert Powell, one of Britain’s most instantly recognisable actors, stars as Hercule Poirot in a new production of Agatha Christie’s first ever play, Black Coffee. The play, presented by the highly respected Agatha Christie Company, runs at Theatre Royal Brighton for a week from Tue 27 – Sat 31 May.
Robert Powell has received multiple awards and a BAFTA nomination for his portrayal of Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli’s Jesus of Nazareth. Robert went on
to star in numerous film hits including: The 39 Steps, Four Feathers and Shaka Zulu. His extensive stage performances include: Alan Bennett’s Single Spies, Keith Waterhouse’s Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Robert is supported by a heavyweight cast including Agatha Christie Company regulars: Liza Goddard, star of such TV hits as Bergerac and the long running Give Us A Clue, Gary Mavers, who is best known for playing heart-throb doctor Andrew Attwood in Peak Practice and Ben Nealon, perhaps best loved for his role as Capt Forsythe in the ITV drama Soldier Soldier.