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Photos: First Look at Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett in LOOKING GOOD DEAD at Glasgow Theatre Royal

The production opens this week before embarking on tour.

Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett will reunite as husband and wife, but this time on stage in the acclaimed World Premiere touring stage production of the Peter James best-selling novel "LOOKING GOOD DEAD", which opens at Glasgow Theatre Royal this week. Adam and Laurie famously starred as the much-loved, on-screen couple Ian and Jane Beale in BBC's EastEnders. The cast of "LOOKING GOOD DEAD" is completed by Harry Long as Roy Grace, Ian Houghton as Jonas, Leon Stewart as Branson, Gemma Stroyan as Bella, Luke Ward-Wilkinson as Max Bryce, Mylo McDonald as Mick and Natalie Boakye as Janie.

Adam Woodyatt is the longest serving cast member in "EastEnders" having appeared continuously as Ian Beale since the show began in 1985. For his portrayal of the role he was honoured in 2013 with the Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2015 after the "EastEnders" 30th Anniversary Live episode, Best Actor at the British Soap Awards. "Looking Good Dead" marks Adam's return to stage in a play for the first time since 1982 as a 13-year-old at the National Theatre in Tom Stoppard's "On The Razzle". In addition to "EastEnders" Adam has also appeared on many TV programmes including "Robot Wars", "Dream House", "A Question of Sport", "Celebrity Masterchef", presented "The National Lottery" draw live and was a recent contestant on ITV's "I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". He has also previously appeared in the pantomimes "Peter Pan", "Snow White", "Aladdin", "Mother Goose" and "Cinderella".

Laurie Brett is probably best known for her portrayal of Jane Beale in "EastEnders", a role she played for ten years. Her other TV credits include DC Gemma Darlington in Channel 4's "Deadwater Fell" and Christine Mulgrew in the BBC's "Waterloo Road". No stranger to the stage her many theatre credits include "Les Miserables" in the West End, "Smokey Joe's Café", Magenta in "The Rocky Horror Show" opposite Jason Donovan and most recently in the acclaimed stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's "Band of Gold", which was also produced by Josh Andrews.

LOOKING GOOD DEAD is Peter's fifth novel to be brought to the stage and follows the hugely successful productions of "The House on Cold Hill" starring Joe McFadden and Rita Simons last year, "Not Dead Enough" starring Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore in 2017, "The Perfect Murder" starring Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace in 2016 and "Dead Simple" starring Tina Hobley in 2015.

No good deed goes unpunished.... hours after picking up a USB memory stick, left behind on a train seat, Tom Bryce inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger. When Detective Superintendent Roy Grace becomes involved, he has his own demons to contend with while he tries to crack the case in time to save the Bryce family's lives.

Peter James is a number one bestselling author of crime and thriller novels and the creator of the much-loved Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, now a major ITV series, GRACE. He has topped the Sunday Times best seller list nineteen times and has achieved global book sales of over 21 million copies which have been translated into 37 languages. Synonymous with plot twisting page turners, he has garnered an army of loyal fans throughout his storytelling career which also included writing for TV and producing films. He has won over 40 awards for his work, including the WHSmith Best Crime Author of All Time Award, Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger and a BAFTA nomination for The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons for which he was an Executive Producer.

"LOOKING GOOD DEAD" is produced by Joshua Andrews and Peter James and has been adapted for the stage by Shaun Mckenna. An award-winning British dramatist, Shaun's previous theatre credits include Ladies in Lavender, the Lord of The Rings musical and Peter James' The Perfect Murder, Dead Simple, Not Dead Enough and The House on Cold Hill. "LOOKING GOOD DEAD" is directed by Jonathan O'Boyle, Designed by Michael Holt with Lighting Design by Jason Taylor. The Composer and Sound Designer is Max Pappenheim.

Photos: First Look at Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett in LOOKING GOOD DEAD at Glasgow Theatre Royal
Laurie Brett

Photos: First Look at Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett in LOOKING GOOD DEAD at Glasgow Theatre Royal
Laurie Brett, Luke Ward-Wilkinson, and Adam Woodyatt

Photos: First Look at Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett in LOOKING GOOD DEAD at Glasgow Theatre Royal
Adam Woodyatt and Laurie Brett



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