AWARD-winning producer New Old Friends in association with MAST Mayflower Studios in Southampton are delighted to announce their UK tour of hilarious tennis-based murder mystery Crimes on Centre Court.

Crimes on Centre Court, based on a story from the award-winning podcast Comedy Whodunnits for your ears?, will be coming to The Lights in Andover on October 12 and 13.

When Lord Knows, the chair of The Whombledun International Invitational Tennis Tournament, dies his son, Hugh, is suspicious. The police won’t take the case, so Hugh calls in private investigators Perry and Penny Pink, to get to the bottom of things.

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What follows has all the hallmarks of New Old Friends’ brand of hilarity, as a cast of four performers play countless characters with quick-fire changes and quicker wits, in a story that will rally your spirits and leave you wanting a second serve-ing of the volley of gags and visual delights.

Crimes on Centre Court is written and directed by Feargus Woods Dunlop with movement direction from Sam Archer. Set design is by Caitlin Abbott with costume design by Connie Watson. Lighting is from George Seal with sounds from Fred Riding. The show is composed by musical director Guy Hughes and Heather Westwell is creative producer.

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Feargus said: “This show was such fun to create, magpie’ing all of the elements we love in theatre and popular culture together to create something which feels really New Old Friends. We believe in giving people a couple of hours of escapism, to just sit and laugh with strangers, which we think is every bit as profound as more obviously worthy shows.

“The response from our audience when we toured last year was overwhelming, so we’re thrilled to be out again sharing all the nonsense of barbershop singing hedges, ridiculous murders, a character who we never see more than the top of their head and even some actual tennis on stage.”

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