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THEATRE ROYAL, WINDSOR 1999

Theatre Royal Windsor Poster

Produced by Bill Kenwright
Directed by Mark Piper
With Jenny Seagrove and Steven Pinder

"Deep, searching and psychological"
- Clare Brotherwood, Windsor and Eton Observer



NEW ZEALAND TOUR, 2001

New Zealand Dead Certain Poster

Produced by Out Of The Blue Productions
Directed by Greg de Polnay
With Imogen Butler-Cole and Ben Farry


"Ben Farry and Imogen Cutler-Cole held the audience spellbound ...This play is dark and thrilling....a damn good night out."
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    - Julie Asher, Southland Times

"This clever, dramatic suspense thriller is superb in every way......a wonderful theatrical event."

- L.H. Cleveland, Dunedin Mail


"A richly layered work which strips away the differences between accident and intent....Kept everyone guessing to the very end."

- Bronwyn Bannister, Otago Daily Times




EYE THEATRE, SUFFOLK, 2002

Eye Theatre Poster Dead Certain

Directed by Richard Mainwaring
With Martina Mars and Tony Kennedy

"Taut two-handed thrillers are something of a rarity these days, with nothing really coming up to the standard of Anthony Shaffer's 70s hit play Sleuth. However, Marcus Lloyd's Dead Certain first produced in 1999, has given me the biggest buzz since then. This really is a classic thriller which keeps you guessing right from the very beginning to its stunning and explosive ending....at times the tension was unbearable."
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- Frank Sheehan, Diss Express

"..gripped the audience from the onset with the tension building to an intensely dramatic finale........quite outstanding."

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- Janet Chambers, Eastern Daily Press


THE OLD RED LION, LONDON 2002


Old Red Lion Dead Certain Poster

Directed by Harry Wootliff
With Martina Mars and Tony Kennedy

"The clever plot of this engrossing thriller kept me gripped from beginning to end.....a totally engrossing evening of entertainment....I would recommend rushing out to book tickets."
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- Anna Thomson, Camden New Journal

CARL CHERRY CENTER, CALIFORNIA 2003


Dead Certain Poster Carl Cherry Theatre Carmel

Directed by Conrad Selvig
With Carol Daly and James Brady

"Lloyd has penned a clever script.....suspenseful and systematic, his writing reveals just enough at each turn to keep us involved until the shocking finish."
-Barbara Rose Shuler, Monterey County Herald


PENOBSCOT THEATRE, MAINE 2004

Penobscot Theatre Dead Certain Poster

Directed by Mark Torres
With Rita Rehn and Matt Edwards

"Intrepid thriller....."Wait Until Dark" meets "Fatal attraction.."
-Alicia Anstead, Bangor Daily News

"...an intense twist ending and a plot that keeps the crowd engaged from beginning to end."
-Kyle Webster, mainecampus.com

DBS ARTS CENTRE, SINGAPORE, 2004


Escape Theatre singapore Dead Certain Poster


Produced by Escape Theatre Limited
Directed by Samantha Scott-Blackhall
With Beatrice Chia and Mark Waite

"A damn good yarn.... a delicious four-dimensional pretzel..."

-Matthew Lyon Inkpot.com


INVISIBLE THEATRE, ARIZONA 2005




Directed by Susan Claassen
With Maedell Dixon and Max Bird-Ridnell


"Dead Certain is one of those rare finds: a well-crafted, two-character play with smart language and sweet suspense.....It's hard to believe this is Marcus Lloyd's first stage play."
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                                -Kathleen Allen, Arizona Daily Star

"Dead Certain is a fascinating delight....an extraordinarily clever theatrical debut..."
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-James Reel, Tucson Weekly


EXPRESSION PRODUCTIONS
NEXT STAGE THEATRE SAN FRANCISCO, 2005/

GENE FRANKEL THEATRE, NEW YORK 2006/ ACTORS THEATRE, SF 2007/ ROYCE GALLERY, SF 2010


Expression Productions Dead Certain poster

Directed by Andrey Esterlis
With Andrey Esterlis and Diana Brown

"Marcus Lloyd has taken narrative to a new level of art......a standing ovation for this deadly jewel of a play."
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-Clifton Lemon, SF Station

"This production is the sleeper of New York City's black box theater season to date
....a complete unblemished theatrical product."
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  -retrovisionmedia.com NYC

"Returning from a stint in New York, Dead Certain rolls into town alive and kicking....This neatly staged production of British playwright Marcus Lloyd's 1999 thriller is genuinely enjoyable and gripping...."
-SF Bay Guardian

"If you like small theatre let me tell ya it just doesn't get any better than this.....a dark psychological thriller, seasoned throughout with enough wry laughs to keep the audience just off balance.....The plot would seem complicated if the writing of Marcus Lloyd wasn't so good..... a rare and intimate experience."
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-David Hirzel theatremania.com
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BICKFORD THEATRE, NEW JERSEY 2006

Bickford Theatre Poster


Directed by Eric Hafen

With Liz Zazzi and Clark Carmichael


"It's a rare treat to see as tautly written and performed a play as "Dead Certain," currently gripping audiences at the Bickford Theatre in Morristown...... It's in a class with "Sleuth" and "Deathtrap"......a spellbinding evening of theater."
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                                         -Liz Keill, Independent Press


POMEGRANATE THEATRE, CHESTERFIELD 2007

Pomegranate Theatre Dead Certain Poster

Produced by Talking Scarlet
Directed By Patric Kearns
Wih Karen Henson and George Telfer

"Mind games aplenty in an intelligently crafted and performed piece of drama."
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-Gay Bolton, Derbyshire Times


Staircase Cafe Theatre, Hamilton, Canada, 2008


Dead Certain Hamilton

Produced By Black Box Fire
Directed by Jared Lenover
With Alicia Micallef and A.J. Haygarth

"A riveting psychological thriller."

-A. Dowler, Viewmag 


ART STATION, STONE MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA 2010

Art Station Dead Certain Poster 2010

Directed by David Thomas
With Elizabeth Wells Berkes and Bryan Brendle

"Two thumbs up to David Thomas for his direction of this steadily taut production that is absorbing and enigmatic......a wonderfully intense and engaging show."
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                                              -Gale Horton Gay, The Champion
ENSEMBLE STAGE, BLOWING ROCK, NORTH CAROLINA, 2011

Dead Certain Blowing Rock

Directed by Mark Allen Woodard
With Caroline Kapo and Lamar Wilson

"A bewildering masterpiece of Blowing Rock Theatre.... exceptional acting, outstanding direction and a deft script that sends your mind in circles with purpose.....go, we recommend."
David Rogers, Blowing Rock News

EXPRESSION THEATRE, CARTWRIGHT HOTEL, SAN FRANCISCO 2012 - Ongoing

Diana Brown and Andrey Esterlis in Dead Certain
Directed by Andrey Esterlis
With Andrey Esterlis and Diana Brown

"Marcus Lloyd's brilliant self-referential play delivers its story for the audience to assemble.......Expression Production's Dead Certain is the very finest that the small stage has to offer: a perfectly tight script, superb acting and fast-paced directing performed in an intimate theatre environment."
- Jim Strope, examiner.com
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More than 130 audience reviews of this production are available at goldstar.com with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars

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DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE, EASTBOURNE AND CONNAUGHT THEATRE, WORTHING 2013

Dead Certain

Directed by Ben Roddy
With Sabina Franklyn and Phillip Stewart

"Lloyd's play-within-a-play contains some excellent lines superbly delivered...."
- Tony Flood, The Argus





Other Productions Include:


Broadway On Stage
Michigan, 2004

Broadway On Stage Poster
Directed by Molly Dodge
With Julie Brock and Kevin T. Young
Rosemary Branch Theatre
London, 2006

Someonelse's story
With Charlotte Duckworth and Daniel Ewing
Negyednegy Theatre  
Budapest, 2006

Dead Certain Hungary Poster 2006
With Melinda Halasz and Barnabas Reti
In Hungararian.

Arena Players,  
Long Isand NY, 2010

Arena Players 2010
With Marc Chouen and Cailen Kless
Rierta Theatre, Barcelona
2010
Mercury Players Theatre, Madison, Wiscon 2011
ArrowheadCenterForArts
Grand Marais, MN 2011
Thriller Theater, Breakthrough Theatre, Olando FL 2013
Dead Certain Poster Barcelona

Directed By Julie Nash
With Julia Obagi and Daniel Ewing

Directed by Jessica Jane Witham

With Stephanie Monday and Michael Andersen







Directed by Laura Dewey
With Tabitha Rox and Logan Curran
Clarkston Village Players,
Clarkston, Michigan 2014



Clarkston Village Players

Directed By Verne Vackaro
With Kez Settle and Ryan Ernst




Amateur Productions Include:

TAFNA THEATRE COMPANY, SEWELL BARN THEATRE, NORWICH 2005
Directed by Jane Dickerson
with Rachel Jenkins and Lee Beard

NOMADS, KINGS THEATRE NEWMARKET 2008
Directed by Sandra King
With Anne-Marie Hughes and David Smithet


WHEATSHEAF PLAYERS
NORBURY THEATRE, DROITWICH SPA, 2008


Dead Certain Norbury Theatre Poster

"This performance of Dead Certain was fantastically clever and witty.......theatre as it should be."
-Worcester News

   
STAGECENTER THEATRE, BRYAN, TEXAS 2010
Directed by Reid Self
with Judy McCoy and William Myrick


R.A.0.D.S PLAZA THEATRE, ROMSEY, SEPT 2011
Dead Certain Romsey Poster
Directed by  
Matthew and Georgette Ellison
With
Emma Portlock and Clive Butcher
Drama Guild Studio
Spotlight Theatre, Illinois

2012

Drama Guild Studio, Illinois

With Tina Matriciano and Mike Manolakes



Lyceum Theatre, Oldham
20th-28th Sept 2013
deadcertain 250

Directed by
Lee Brennan
With
Maggie Blaszczok and Ean Burgon


Harborough Theatre, Market Harborough
October 2013

Christine Richardson, Harborough Theatre
Directed by John Foreman
With Christine Richardson and John Forman