GIOVANNA Fletcher has been announced as the lead actress in the latest stage adaptation of Roy Grace’s crime novels.
The actress, writer and winner of the TV series I’m A Celebrity will star as Cleo Morey in Wish You Were Dead, the sixth in a series of shows based on Peter James’ best-selling crime thrillers based.
She is joined by Casualty’s George Rainsford, who plays DS Grace, and Game of Thrones and Holby City’s Clive Mantle, who joins the cast as Curtis.
Giovanna said: “As a novelist, I know how important I am to the characters I create, so I’m thrilled that Peter James has entrusted me with this wonderful role in another brilliant and compelling story from one of the greatest masters of crime fiction.” .
The play is the latest version of Peter’s best-selling books to hit the stage and contributes to the success of the TV show.
Filming is currently underway in Brighton and Hove for the new TV series Grace, starring John Simm as the titular detective and Richie Campbell as his colleague Glen Branson.
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The bestselling author announced the cast for the stage show at the launch of his 18th book in the Grace series, Picture You Dead, at Horatio’s Bar on Brighton’s Palace Pier this week.
Peter said: “I love the fact that so many people make up their own minds about my characters, but to me George, Giovanna and Clive are all inspired interpretations of how I see Roy Grace, Cleo and Curtis.
“I am beyond thrilled with the wonderful all-star cast we have assembled for the world stage premiere of Wish You Were Dead. It will be very exciting to work with this amazing group of actors and I can’t wait for them to bring audiences across the country an exciting, fun and highly entertaining evening at the theatre.”
Wish You Were Dead is touring the UK, arriving at the Theater Royal in Brighton from Monday 20th March to Saturday 25th March 2023. Tickets are available at atgtickets.com/Brighton.
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