Ex-EastEnder John Partridge will lead the cast of The Classic Thriller Company’s autumn tour of The Case Of The Frightened Lady.

The spine-chilling murder mystery follows Inspector Tanner as he investigates a ruthless murder at the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon Family.

Patridge (Cats, Starlight Express, Chicago) will play Inspector Tanner, alongside Deborah Grant (Not Going Out, Bergera); Robert Duncan, best known for Drop The Dead Donkey; Phillip Lowrie, best known for playing Dennis Tanner in Coronation Street; Scarlett Archer from Emmerdale; and Matt Barber from Downton Abbey.

Angus Brown, Gwynfor Jones, Rosie Thomson and Joshua Wichard complete casting.

The UK tour of The Case Of The Frightened Lady opens at the Arts Theatre, Cambridge on 3 September, followed by Torquay, Derby, Inverness, Glasgow, Worthing, Litchfield, Buxton, Portsmouth, Dartford and Richmond.