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A spoof murder mystery by

Peter Gordon

Directed by Jasmine Rixon

By special arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd and New Zealand Play Bureau Ltd.


Bunting the butler, an English Colonel with the prerequisite stiff upper lip, a shady French art dealer and his moll, bumbling local inspectors and a well meaning local sleuth who seems to attract murder - they're all here, and all caught up in the side-splitting antics which follow the mysterious death of the owner of a country manor house. But will the murderer be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom, or will audiences die laughing first?


We are willing to be lenient on ages.

Mildred - Late fifties. Moderately wealthy owner of Bagshot House.

Dorothy - Mildred’s niece. Late twenties and rather plain.

Bunting - The butler. Sixties. Pedantic and rather creepy.

Colonel Charles Craddock - Early sixties. Dresses in tweeds. Confident but blustering.

Margaret Craddock - The long-suffering but acerbic wife of Charles.

Elizabeth Hartley-Trumpington - Mid twenties. Attractive and stunningly dressed. Very high society.

Pierre Marceau - A french art dealer in his early thirties. An exaggerated french accent.

Joan Maple - A spinster in her sixties. Amateur sleuth.

Constable Thomkins - Young, bright uniformed village policeman.

Inspector Pratt - Inept, posing and clumsy.



Audition times

Auditions will be held on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of July. 

If you are unable to make either of these days, get in touch and we can arrange an alternative time for you.

Show Dates

13th-18th September 2022


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