In 1961, Helen and Peter Kroger were sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for spying for the Russians. The case was to become known as that of the Portland Spy Ring.
The events unfold as, in a quiet London suburb, a man from MI5 asks to use a neighbour’s home opposite the Krogers for surveillance – and the unsuspecting Jackson family are thrown into turmoil.
Pack of Lies follows the nightmare months leading up to the arrests when the shattering truth about the Jacksons’ closest friends is revealed to them. The strain of the deception brings Barbara Jackson to breaking point with the agonising realisation that the Krogers have betrayed her and she, in turn, is betraying the Krogers.
Stables’ favourites Bill Allender and Phil Blurton join a talented cast bringing this extraordinary, true story to life.
Friday 13 to Saturday 21 May at 7.30pm. Sunday 15 May at 3pm · No performance Monday.
Pack of Lies, by Hugh Whitemore, is a Stables Theatre production directed by Carol Hunt.
Adults £13 · Under-18s and groups £10 · Members £8 · £2 off first-night tickets
Book online or call the box office on 01424 423221.
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