Popular play ‘The 39 Steps’ to hit the stage at Arts Centre

GOLD Coasters will get to enjoy the fast-paced, side-splitting comedy that has been seen by over three million people worldwide when The 39 Steps comes to The Arts Centre Gold Coast on Saturday 1 November.

Based on the 1935 Hitchcock spy thriller movie and novel by John Buchan, the stage production is currently the longest running comedy in the West End and winner of major theatrical prizes from Tony Awards to the Olivier and Helpmann Awards.

The 39 Steps features over a hundred characters played by four actors, including Mike Smith (Winners & Losers, Billy Elliott), Anna Burgess (The Producers, Australian Idol, Neighbours), Sam Haft  (Underbelly 2) and Michael Lindner (Opera Australia’s South Pacific).


The play follows handsome hero Richard Hannay who meets a mysterious woman, who reveals a plot to smuggle military secrets out of the country. That night, she is found murdered in his apartment. With the police and international spies hot on his heels, Hannay races to solve the mystery of the man with the missing finger. His heart-racing adventures involve death-defying escapes from planes, trains and automobiles with the beautiful blonde bombshell Pamela by his side.

Paying homage to the ‘spy’ genre as well as other classic Hitchcock films, the spectacularly funny and cleverly performed stage adaptation of The 39 Steps was hailed as being ‘theatre at its finest’ by The New York Times.

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