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[West End]
London Production, 1967


Unknown, 1964

Jonathan Lynn Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
[West End, 1988]
[Broadway, 1981]


Original Screenplay

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Jonathan Lynn Joins World Premiere of I'M SORRY, PRIME MINISTER, I CAN'T QUITE REMEMBER

Writer and director Jonathan Lynn will take over the role of ‘Jim Hacker’ ex-Prime Minister for the upcoming world premiere of I’m Sorry, Prime Minister, I Can’t Quite Remember.

Review: CLUE at Blackfriars Theatre

What did our critic think of CLUE at Blackfriars Theatre? For Blackfriars Theatre’s opening production of the 2023-2024 season, Rochester theatregoers are being treated to the classic pop culture whodunit, “Clue”, whose adaptations have spanned board game, film, musical and play. While the murder-mystery is a genre that does not want for copycats, “Clue” is arguably the standard-bearer for the modern era.

Composer Randy Edelman Celebrates His Return To Chelsea Table And Stage With A LIFE IN 80 MINUTES, September 22

In the vast New York cosmos, a Supernova of fiery brilliance will be unleashing his stellar talent across the city's dynamic skyline leaving his audience with an unparalleled brightness through a raging tsunami of symphonic textures, and musical triumphs in an electrifying, heartwarming and incredible journey and conquest through this globally celebrated career.

CLUE Comes to The Barn Theatre Beginning This Week

The Barn Theatre brings the classic, thrilling, board game to life on stage in the adaptation of CLUE starring Lance Barber of CBS’s Young Sheldon and Robert Newman of Guiding Light fame. Learn more about the upcoming production here!

Cast Revealed For I'M SORRY PRIME MINISTER, I CAN'T QUITE REMEMBER at the Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has announced principal casting for the world premiere of I'm Sorry, Prime Minister, I Can't Quite Remember. Martin Jarvis will play ex-Prime Minister Jim Hacker and Clive Francis will play his former Permanent Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby. They are joined by Michaela Bennison who will play Hacker's carer Sophie and Christopher Bianchi as High Court judge Sir David Knell.

The Barn Theatre Unveils New Production Team to Mark New Direction

Exciting developments are happening at The Barn Theatre as they introduce their new production team and embark on a fresh direction. Find out more about the future of this renowned theater and what it means for theater enthusiasts.

CLUE National Tour to Launch in Minneapolis in February 2024 - Full Route Announced!

Producers The Araca Group, Work Light Productions, and Lively McCabe Entertainment have announced that a North American tour of CLUE, the hilarious murder mystery comedy inspired by the board game and adapted from the cult favorite film, will launch in Minneapolis, MN, playing the Orpheum Theatre from February 27 to March 3, 2024.

A STRANGE LOOP, HADESTOWN, FUNNY GIRL Center Theatre Group's 2023/24

Center Theatre Group has announced upcoming 2023 – 2024 programming at the Ahmanson Theatre, plus a show for all ages at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, CLUE & More Rank Among Most Popular High School Shows for 2023

Educational Theatre Association has revealed the most popular high school shows for 2023. 

Lone Star College-North Harris & Cash Carpenter Productions to Present CLUE in June

Lone Star College-North Harris & Cash Carpenter Productions will present CLUE for 8 Performances from June 22nd -July 2nd (8pm & 3pm).

CLUE: On Stage Comes to Boston Next Month

It’s not just a game anymore! CLUE: On Stage is written by Sandy Rustin. Adapted from the Paramount Pictures film written by Jonathan Lynn and the board game from Hasbro, Inc. Additional materials by Hunter Foster and Eric Price.

Video: Philip Battley Joins The Cast Of F**KING MEN, New Trailer Released!

Philip Battley (Downton Abbey, Doctors, Emmerdale) is joining the cast of 'F**king Men' at Waterloo East Theatre from Tuesday May 23. The final day to see Charlie Condou in the production will be Sunday 21 May.

CLUE is Now Playing at Indiana Repertory Theatre

Clue is now playing at Indiana Repertory Theatre. Performances run April 19 – May 20, 2023.

Review: CLUE at Matthews Playhouse

With deft direction that plumbs the depths of silliness in turning a Parker Brothers board game to farce, Jill Bloede weds the flimsiness of the 1985 film's plot with a divinely flimsy set populated by precision actors scurrying around amid flawless transitions and scene changes, lifting Sandy Rustin's stage adaptation to heights of delight, ridiculous story and all.

Photos: First Look At New Albany High School Theatre's CLUE ON STAGE - High School Edition!

The New Albany High School Theatre Department presents as its spring play, Clue: On Stage - High School Edition! as its fall musical.

Husson University's Student Theatre Company To Present The Comedy/Mystery CLUE

Husson University Theatre (HUT), the university's official student theatre club, will perform the play 'Clue,' This theatrical production was written by Sandy Rustin and is based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn. 'Clue' brings the classic Parker Brothers board game to life!

Review: CLUE: HIGH SCHOOL EDITION at North Little Rock High School Performing Arts Center

What did our critic think of CLUE: HIGH SCHOOL EDITION at North Little Rock High School Performing Arts Center?

GODSPELL, CLUE, and More Set For Blackfriars 2023/24 Season

Blackfriars Theatre has announced its 2023-2024 Season, commemorating 74 years of locally-produced theatre in downtown Rochester, NY! The 74th Season boasts a powerhouse line-up of entertaining and engaging stories, transporting audiences from pristine 18th century estates of French artistocrats to the seedy underground nightclubs of 1930s Germany.

Review: CLUE At The Gateway Playhouse

What did our critic think of CLUE at The Gateway Playhouse?

Interview: Alli Miller-Fisher Is Most Definitely Not Clueless in CLUE-LESQUE

Cherry Poppins latest show Clue-lesque has taken up residence at Tranny Tramp Granny’s through April 26, 2023. This burlesque musical parody of the cult-favorite ‘80s Clue is powered by the cast of Lauren Avon, Heath Butler, E.K. Dagenfield, Kim Dalton, Shanera Denae’, Kristyn Evelyn, Everjohn Feliciano, Bianca Gisselle, Brin Hamblin, Emma Hunton, Carly Jibson, Janaya Mahealani Jones, Meredith Lim, Alli Miller-Fisher, Matthew Scott Montgomery, Camel Pugh, Cory Robison, Michael Shaw Fisher and Sarah Wines. The very busy performer/ director/ writer/ choreographer/ producer Alli managed to take a breather to answer a few of my queries.


Jonathan Lynn has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Jonathan Lynn has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Jonathan Lynn's first West End show was Fiddler on the Roof which opened in 1967

Jonathan Lynn has written 3 shows including Cambridge Circus (Playwright), Yes, Prime Minister (Playwright), Clue (Original Screenplay).

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