2018 brings some of the best touring shows to the Assembly Hall Theatre Tunbridge Wells, presenting a thrilling crime drama, a much loved musical, and a classic novel brought to life on stage…

Anthony Horowitz has many writing credits under his belt including Foyle’s War, BBC’s New Blood, Alex Rider, the James Bond novel Trigger Mortis and the Sherlock Holmes novels House of Silk and Moriarty.
He now adds playwright to those credits, as his psychological thriller, Mindgame, performs in early 2018, telling the story of glossy ‘true crime’ paperbacks intern Mark Styler as he tries to get an interview with notorious serial killer, Easterman. First he has to get past Dr Farquhar, the quixotic head of Fairfields – the asylum where Easterman is kept. But soon he discovers that nothing is what it seems. Who is the mysterious Borson? Where did he get the meat in the fridge? And why isn’t the skeleton in the closet? All these questions and more are to be answered in this mind bending thriller.

One of the greatest musicals of all time comes to the stage in this magnifi cent production to enchant the young and the young at heart.
The Rogers and Hammerstein musical tells the true story of the world famous singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom at the start of WWII. The unforgettable score features some of the most memorable songs ever performed on stage including Edelweiss, My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi, and, The Sound Of Music.
Lucy O’Byrne plays Maria and is hailed by critics as “quite possibly the best Maria since Julie Andrews herself ” (The Scotsman). Lucy was the runner up on BBC One’s The Voice in 2015 and has performed as Fantine in Les Misérables. This is not one to be missed, perfect for all the family!

John Steinbeck’s famous novel gets the stage treatment in this thrilling new production of the most iconic and powerful story in American literature, from the producers of Avenue Q, Flashdance The Musical and American Idiot.
Set in the times of the Great Depression, Of Mice and Men is a powerful portrait to the American spirit, following George and Lennie, two migrant ranch workers who dream of owning their own ranch. Still painfully relevant to modern times, this is a moving story about trying to hold on to your dreams and friendships during difficult times.

Tuesday January 30 to Saturday February 3
Tuesday February 27 to Saturday March 3
Monday March 26 to Saturday March 31