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Murder on the Overnight Express

 By Patricia Gay

Directed by  Rolland Roebuck

Monday, January 10, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.         Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm


Roles:  4 Women   4 Men

Inspector Pluckett – An authoritative Police Office who is sometimes exasperated by the unhelpful passengers and crew.

William Williams – A Welschman, Train Guard. Nosy, talkative, and gossipy.

Brigadier Sir Arthur Ffinch-Fortesque – Bombastic, upper-class ex-military man.  Completely ruled by his wife.

Lady Brig – The Brigadier’s wife. Authoritarian, domineering.

Wee Jeanie McMumble – Stewardess Scottish.  Constantly Sobbing and terrified.

Alphonse Ic Chevalier – Chef.  Cockney who pretend to be French.  Cannot cook or speak French

Brenda Grubbley – Secretary to the deceased.  Grim, stern and fascinated by murder.

Dolores Delgado – American film star.  Brash, conceited and a man-hunter.

Great changes were being planned for the British Railway system. The overnight express from Sloth in Scotland to Saint Vitus station in London has come to an emergency stop. The body of a Government Minister has been discovered in his First Class sleeping berth. Detective Inspector Pluckett of the Plodshire Police and his team of officers arrive on a commandeered train to take control of the enquiry. The First Class passengers and crew are ordered off the train and into the old waiting room on Platform One in order to await interrogation by the inspector. The killer has to have been one of these suspects and all will prove to have some motive for the murder.


Auditions will consist of reading from the script.

             Please bring any/all known conflicts.

Rehearsals are 3 Evenings per week (no Fridays) Rehearsals start January 17, 2022

 This show has 3 performances February 18. 19, 20, 2022

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