Picture You Dead

About This Show

Having recently received the prestigious acclaim of being Her Majesty the Queen’s favourite literary Detective, Superintendent Roy Grace is back, in a brand new play, for the seventh Peter James stage adaptation and world premiere of the bestselling PICTURE YOU DEAD.

Back home in Brighton, DSI Grace investigates a cold case that leads him to the rarified air of fine art but beneath the respectable veneer lurks a dark underworld of greed, deception and murder.

When one unsuspecting couple unearth a potentially long lost masterpiece, they discover that their dream find is about to turn into their worst nightmare and only Grace can stop them from paying the ultimate price.

…we highly recommend you see


Fans of Peter James and Superintendent Grace will find plenty to enjoy here.


Engaging, dramatic, funny, ….evokes some genuinely gasp-out-loud moments.


With a total of 20 Sunday Times best sellers to his name, as well as the acclaimed ITV series, Gracethis latest thrilling stage adaptation cements Peter James’s Grace Series, as the most successful modern day crime stage franchise, since Agatha Christie.

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: 10 June 2025 Final Performance: 14 June 2025
Location: Theatre Royal, Glasgow

282 Hope Street,


G2 3QA

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