A THRILLER by one of the most popular and prolific crime writers of the 20th century will be staged at the Grand Theatre in Leeds.

The Case of the Frightened Lady can be seen from July 23 to 28 and is based on a novel by Edgar Wallace, the man behind the iconic film King Kong.

The cast features Gray o’Brien (Coronation Street), Rula Lenska (Rock Follies), Denis Lill (The Royal), Charlie Clements (EastEnders), Philip Lowrie (Coronation Street), April Pearson (Skins), Ben Nealon (Soldier Soldier) and Glenn Carter (Jesus Christ Superstar).

When Inspector Tanner is called to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark’s Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family, he quickly discovers that nothing is quite as it seems.

The household is controlled by the family physician, the footmen behave more like guests than servants and the secretary Isla is afraid for her life.

As Tanner moves closer to the heart of the mystery he uncovers a shocking and closely guarded secret.

Oliver Phelps is best known for playing George Weasley in the film adaptations of the Harry Potter book series.

April Pearson played Michelle in E4’s hit series Skins and her screen work includes feature films, Tormented, Home For Christmas, Age of Kill, and Tank 432. In 2016 she won Best Actress for her performance in Fractured at the British

Visit leedsgrandtheatre.com or call 0844 8482700 to book tickets.