The 39 Steps

The Round2hrs 10minsTheatre

A gripping, hilarious, brilliant, fast-moving whodunnit based on the Hitchcock classic.

Credits:

By arrangement with Edward Snape for Fiery Angel Limited
By John Buchan and Alfred Hitchcock
Adapted by Patrick Barlow
Directed by Paul Robinson
Designer: Helen Coyston
Lighting Designer: Jason Taylor
Composer & Sound Designer: Simon Slater
Casting Director: Sarah Hughes
From an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon

Key Cast:

Amelia Donkor
Sam Jenkins-Shaw
Laura Kirman
Niall Ransome

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21 June - 23 August 2018
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This Olivier award-winning thriller – which started its life right here in North Yorkshire - will receive its in-the-round UK premiere at the SJT.

Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of the legendary movie played for nine years in London’s West End before playing for two years on Broadway and then in over thirty-nine countries.  It is a brilliant, fast-moving spoof including legendary scenes such as the chase on the Flying Scotsman, the escape from the Forth Bridge, the first ever theatrical bi-plane crash and a death-defying (well nearly) finale.

Paul Robinson says:

“This gripping and hilarious four-man whodunit was an original idea of North Country Theatre before being adapted by Patrick Barlow who turned it into a global smash. 39 Steps makes its return to North Yorkshire after an absence of over twenty years. We can’t wait to share it with our audience again.”


Age guidance: 8+

Watch Director Paul Robinson introduce the play here.
Watch a clip from the first read-through here.
Meet the cast here.
Watch 'The 39 Out-takes' here.


★★★★★
“a whirlwind of hat swapping, costume changing, laugh-out-loud-funny japes...The ferociously talented group were able to carry the audience along as if they themselves were jumping off bridges and climbing through windows.”
Northern Soul

★★★★1/2
“Holiday-makers at Scarborough are guaranteed an evening of enormous fun”
The Reviews Hub

“an exciting, vibrant play that is immensely funny”
The Yorkshire Times

“verbal wit, theatrical anarchy, satirical savvy and visual delights”
The Press (York)

“performed with dazzling comic flair”
British Theatre Guide

“Inventive, fast-moving, clever, breath-taking”
Yorkshire Post

“This is the first play of the summer season at the Stephen Joseph and gets it off to an hilariously, spiffingly good, racy, pacy start”
The Scarborough News

trailer
dates

Thursday 21 June 2018, 7.00pm

Friday 22 June 2018, 7.30pm

Saturday 23 June 2018, 7.30pm

Monday 25 June 2018, 7.30pm

Tuesday 26 June 2018, 7.30pm

Thursday 28 June 2018, 7.00pm

Friday 29 June 2018, 7.30pm

Saturday 30 June 2018, 2.30pm

Saturday 30 June 2018, 7.30pm

Tuesday 3 July 2018, 7.30pm

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 7.30pm

Thursday 5 July 2018, 1.30pm

Thursday 5 July 2018, 7.00pm

Saturday 7 July 2018, 2.30pm

Saturday 7 July 2018, 7.30pm

Monday 9 July 2018, 7.30pm

Tuesday 10 July 2018, 7.30pm

Wednesday 11 July 2018, 7.30pm

Friday 13 July 2018, 7.30pm

Saturday 14 July 2018, 2.30pm

Saturday 14 July 2018, 7.30pm

Tuesday 17 July 2018, 7.30pm

Wednesday 18 July 2018, 7.30pm

Thursday 19 July 2018, 1.30pm

Thursday 19 July 2018, 7.00pm

Friday 20 July 2018, 7.30pm

Friday 3 August 2018, 7.30pm

Saturday 4 August 2018, 2.30pm

Saturday 4 August 2018, 7.30pm

Monday 6 August 2018, 7.30pm

Tuesday 7 August 2018, 7.30pm

Friday 17 August 2018, 7.30pm

Saturday 18 August 2018, 2.30pm

Saturday 18 August 2018, 7.30pm

Tuesday 21 August 2018, 7.30pm

Wednesday 22 August 2018, 7.30pm

Thursday 23 August 2018, 1.30pm

Thursday 23 August 2018, 7.00pm

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