At LALD, we love to support our cast members in their many other projects (even when it makes them unavailable for our shows!) Long time LALD regular Pete Gibson will be appearing soon in the touring play, Stolen Moments: A modern day passion play about deceit, desire and consequences. Written by Hadesa Sonné, it focuses on the intense relationship between 20-something Zara (played by Hadesa) and middle-aged dad, Steve (Pete Gibson). What effect does an affair have on his wif
As I was in the site of one of our very first ever shows today (more on that soon!), I thought I'd like to re-post the review: I have just attended my very first Murder Mystery evening run by new company Laugh and Let Die, and thoroughly enjoyed it.
The upstairs room in the quaint old pub where it all took place added to the atmosphere which was charged with a mixture of curiosity and laughter.
Rob Ireland, who wrote the script to allow for adlibbing, started his company o
Where to get your Detective fix on the small screen this week… Broadchurch Series 3 Episode 2 Monday 9pm ITV Shockwaves reverberate through the seaside town as news of the attack spreads. Starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman. The Replacement Episode 2 Tuesday 9pm BBC1 Ellen finds evidence that her boss was having an affair, but her only lead is Paula's 10 year-old daughter Caris, and a former colleague, the mysterious Georgia, neither of who want to speak to her. Ian asks
At Laugh and Let Die, as you might expect, we love watching Detective Thrillers, and especially the quirky ones. And they don’t get much quirkier than Search Party. Bored in her dead end job, Dory (Arrested Development’s Alia Shawkat) finds out that an old classmate that she hardly knew has gone missing. She makes it her mission to find her, and with her rag tag band of hipster friends, gets embroiled in a zany mystery taking her to weird cults, strung out ex boyfriends and d
Bolton based children’s charity Lagan’s Foundation are hoping to make a killing – by staging a comedy murder mystery to help fund their life changing support. The Horwich based charity have conspired with renowned murder mystery company Laugh and Let Die to host a hilarious 007 themed whodunit called “Goldzimmer” (Saturday 25th March, see close of story for more details). And with the added enticement of a three-course meal at local Indian restaurant The Spice Valley, they ho
In September 2016, we performed at Kate and Paul's wedding. They wanted something extra that would bring people together, talking, who didn't know each other. We performed Five Go Mad, and as it is set in the Filthy Rotter pub, we added a special detective pub quiz! ...And we reckon it's about time this was brought to a wider audience! So, Question 1: What car did Magnum PI drive? (answers come the weekend after....!)