Theatre Royal Haymarket

The Last Confession

Paul Elliott & Duncan C Weldon, Liza McLean, TRH Productions and Karl Sydow present

A Chichester Festival Theatre Production

The Last Confession

A new play by Roger Crane
Directed by Jonathan Church

World Tour 2014: Toronto, Los Angeles, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

 “Brilliant tale of venom in the Vatican.” Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph

David Suchet (known by millions as Hercule Poirot on TV) stars in a gripping new play of intrigue and mystery in The Last Confession by Roger Crane, in a World Tour from April to October 2014.

The Last Confession premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre in April 2007, and then transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket to huge success in June of the same year. This production will be directed by Jonathan Church and feature an international cast of 20.

Set within the corridors of power in the Vatican, The Last Confession explores the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of Pope John Paul I in 1978. He died only 33 days after being elected and before he could set his liberal reforms into place. The Vatican refuses to conduct an official investigation into the death but the politically savvy Cardinal Giovanni Benelli (played by Suchet), who had engineered the election of Pope John Paul I, is determined to find the truth.



April 21 Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
April 28 Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
May 5 Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
May 12 Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
May 19 Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
May 26 Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
For more information visit the Royal Alexandra Theatre’s website



June 9 Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles
June 16 Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles
June 23 Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles
June 30 Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles
For more information visit the Ahmanson Theatre’s website


August 5th – 16th 2014 His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth
August 20th – 24th 2014 Lyric Theatre – QPAC, Brisbane
August 27th – 31st 2014 Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide
September 3rd – 28th 2014 Comedy Theatre, Melbourne

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