2023 – The Girl On The Train

The Girl On The Train, a gripping mystery/suspense thriller by Duncan Abel and Rachel Wagstaff, adapted for the stage from the novel by Paula Hawkins, was performed by TADS from Wednesday 10th to Saturday 13th May 2023.


Rachel Watson longs for a different life and on her daily commute she finds the perfect escape via the idealistic couple she watches through the train window. Rachel looks on as the couple create the perfect illusion of happiness and love. However, this fantasy is shattered when she learns the woman she’s been watching has mysteriously disappeared. Rachel finds herself a witness and even a suspect in this thrilling mystery which reveals bigger secrets than she could have ever imagined.


Rachel Watson Sarah Jones
D.I. Gaskill Dean Baylis
Megan Hipwell Clare Rayner
Anna Watson Hazel Wright
Tom Watson James Ager
Scott Hipwell Tom Houghton
Alistair James / Forensic 2 Connor Jeffery
Police Officer / Forensic 1 Martin Picken

Directed by Mark Prout


What a great show! So pleased we came to see it last night. The stage set was really clever and the acting was excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed it, well done to everyone involved.

Well done everyone, superb performance really enjoyed it. Good luck for the next two performances.

What an amazing performance from you all.. well done..

Just saw the Thursday show – excellent production and performances – really enjoyed it. Well done all!

Absolutely brilliant, so powerful.