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Agatha Crispie

Written by Cenarth Fox. Directed by Jim Dickson

 

Cast

Agatha/Miss Dorothy S Layers - Gillian Crow
Archibald - Jim Fury
Elvira - Kate Paraskevos
Lavinia - Marie Dickson
Pimms - Brenda Warren
Sir Henry Dithering/Chief Inspector Sap - Jon Turley 
Miss Mary Mead - Christine Ray
Hercule Grey-Cells - Dave Fraser


Synopsis

In the south-west of England soon after World War 1, the unknown writer, Agatha Crispie, pens mystery stories. In vain she longs for their publication. Agatha's family despise her writing and ridicule her plots. Agatha gets a lucky break. A body is found in the library. The police arrive as does a grey-haired, cardigan-wearing spinster with a knack for solving crimes. Suddenly the pressure is too much. Agatha disappears. Then a dapper foreigner appears. He too has a knack for solving mysteries. Then a Scotland Yard detective makes a surprise entrance. There is a dead body, a suspect or three, amateur sleuths, red herrings and dithering cops. It’s just like the life and characters of another scribbler, the slightly better-known Agatha Christie. There are surprises, mystery, drama, humour and that infernal, eternal mousetrap!


Show Dates

August 15th - 31st
(Thursday, Friday, Saturday) 7:30pm QLD Time

Matinees 17th & 24th
Saturday 2:00pm QLD Time