MURDER BECOMES EASY

by Colin Barrow

 

A murder-mystery play which has good humour interwoven with red herrings to lead on and intrigue the audience before finally concluding with some unexpected twists. Act one gives the audience the reasonable expectations of a play of this type. Act two delivers several unexpected sudden frights making the audience react with the cast. The play is set in the home of Katie Danvers at Sweetbriar House. Katie has a scheme to get her hands on as much money as possible from her remaining three relatives. Once having some light refreshments Mary, a friend of Katie, suddenly dies. This is followed by the unexpected death of Katie. After which, unexplained spooky, ghostly and frightening happenings begin. As the remaining family are killed off one by one, who will be left to inherit?

 

CHARACTERS

Mary Slocombe…………….…….. A friend and domestic helper of Katie 

Katie Danvers 

Adele Pincombe…………………A cousin to Katie, and Peter, sister to Simon 

Peter Danvers……….……….……A cousin to Katie, Adele, and Simo

Simon Pincombe…..………………A cousin to Katie, and Peter, brother to Adele  

Tarquin…..……………………..Partner to Simon 

Doctor Randle 

David Potter………….……………A funeral director

 

 

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