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Murder on the Orient Express

Location: Grand Opera House York
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TUE 25 - SAT 29 MAR 2025
Tue - Sat at 19:30 | Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance: 12+ parental guidance

Winter 1934 and an avalanche stops The Orient Express dead in its tracks. A murder. A train full of suspects. An impossible case. Trapped in the snow with a killer still on-board, can the world’s most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, crack the case before the train reaches its final destination?

Murder on the Orient Express is one of Agatha Christie’s greatest literary achievements, with a final twist that is amongst her very best. Gripping, tense and masterfully cryptic, this brand-new production is a deliciously thrilling ride and an ingenious murder mystery, guaranteed to keep you guessing until the end of the line.

Following a sell-out tour of the best-selling crime novel of all time, And Then There Were None, Fiery Angel and Lucy Bailey (Director of West End Witness For The Prosecution) will bring Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of another Agatha Christie classic to the stage in 2024.

We don’t want to spoil anyone’s experience of coming to see Murder on the Orient Express, however, if you would benefit from knowing more about specific content and themes in the play, see here.

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS © Agatha Christie Limited and Ken Ludwig
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS ® POIROT® AGATHA CHRISTIE®

Grand Opera House York Opening Hours

Our Box Office is open 90 minutes prior to performances

For all other times, please book via: atgtickets.com/york

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