Denis Lill
Denis Lill
The Agatha Christie Theatre Company has announced initial casting for Murder on the Nile, which will launch a U.K. tour with an engagement at Theatre Royal, Windsor, running January 10-21. Joe Harmston will direct the production.

The tour will also play Bath, Brighton, Bromley, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Derby, Eastbourne, Glasgow, Guildford, Lowestoft, New Brighton, Plymouth, Richmond, Truro, Shrewsbury, Southend, Wimbledon, Wolverhampton, and Worthing, among other locations.

Christie's mystery centers on a group of passengers aboard a a steamer, cruising under the scorching Egyptian sun, who find their holiday disrupted by the discovery of a murder victim. The company will feature Susie Amy, Denis Lill, Ben Nealon, Chloe Newsome, Kate O'Mara, and Mark Wynter.

The creative team will include production designer Simon Scullion, lighting designer Mike Robertson, and sound designer Matthew Bugg.