NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED! YOUR CHANCE TO INVESTIGATE TRUE CRIME WITH DR RICHARD SHEPHERD
DR RICHARD SHEPHERD; UNNATURAL CAUSES
Tuesday 1 November, 7.30pm
Dr Richard Shepherd,one of the world’s most sought-after forensic pathologists, comes to Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre this autumn with DR RICHARD SHEPHERD – UNNATURAL CAUSES on 1 November.
During his career Dr Richard Shepherd has performed more than 23,000 autopsies and is a detective in his own right,solving the mysteries of countless sudden and unexplained deaths. As one of the UK’s most distinguished pathologists he has worked on some of the most high-profile cases of recent times including the Princess Diana Inquiry, 9/11 and the Hungerford Massacre. He has faced serial killers, natural disasters, perfect murders, and freak accidents. His evidence has put killers behind bars, freed the innocent and turned open-and-shut cases on their heads. Yet all this has come at huge personal cost.
With the public fascination in true crime Dr Richard Shepherd has written a best-selling book also titled Unnatural Causes, which earned critical acclaim and spent more than ten consecutive weeks on the Sunday Times bestseller chart and his most recent book The Seven Ages of Death (also a Sunday Times best seller) explores what death can teach us about living.
Dr Shepherd explains “I know how the living send out signals which are designed to appeal to our hearts. But the dead can only tell the unadorned truth. I listen to their stories.”
A regular on TV, Dr Shepherd has appeared in the TV shows Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…, The Death Detective and Murder, Mystery and My Family and is back on our screens now in the new CBS Reality series, The Truth About My Murder in which heuncovers the truth of ‘what really happened’ insome of the most intriguing homicides in recent years from the UK and USA.
UNNATURAL CAUSES will see Dr Richard Shepherd tell the stories of the cases and bodies that have both fascinated and haunted him the most, explain his admiration for the complexities of the human body and how he’s lived a life steeped in death. Audiences will have the chance to take part in solving a real-life crime scene mystery when Dr Shepherd invites them to get involved. Join him for what will be an utterly fascinating and enthralling evening.
Tickets £27.50 are on sale now for Dr Richard Shepherd; Unnatural Causes at the Congress Theatre, 1 November 7.30pm and can be purchased in person from Eastbourne Theatre box office, call 01323 412000, or book online at eastbournetheatres.co.uk. Age Guidance 16+.