Last Train to Scarborough opens at Stephen Joseph

Date Posted: 26/02/2014

Created in association with the National Railway Museum, an adaptation of The Last Train to Scarborough by Andrew Martin will run at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough from 30th May to 14th June.

The play has also been selected to feature in the Yorkshire Festival 2014.

This new multimedia adaptation brings the Edwardian crime thriller novel to life, combining theatre and film with period scenes recorded at the York museum and on location in Scarborough.

The Last Train to Scarborough: a synopsis

Scarborough, 1914. York-based Detective Sergeant Jim Stringer is sent to investigate the disappearance of a railway fireman from The Paradise guest house in Scarborough and identify the culprit before he himself becomes the second victim.

School trip organisers will find tickets for The Last Train To Scarborough priced from £10 to £24.

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