The play is an imagined historical meeting between Noel Coward, Dickie Mountbatten and Agatha Christie on the remote Burgh Island. It’s by playwright and theatre critic Jeremy Kingston and is directed by Robert Gillespie.
Tickets are available now from the Tristan Bates box office on 020 7240 6283 or via the website: http://www.tristanbatestheatre.co.uk/Making_Dickie_Happy.asp
To whet your appetite, you can see our three-part interview in which we profile Robert Gillespie, who as well as directing many theatre shows has enjoyed a distinguished stage and screen career as an actor:
We also spoke to the writer Jeremy Kingston who gave us a fascinating insight into where the idea for the play came from, and how he gave a voice to real historical figures.