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A  Murder is Announced

by Agatha Christie

8th-11th October 2014


The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’ A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare poor Letitia Blacklock? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out…

Sarah Cooke

Beth Flowers

Emma Marku

Chris Grace

Joanna Beck

Zarina Hawkins

Jenny Harmer

Vicky Gatward-Warner

Mark Crutchlow

Jason Patrick

Neil Hornsey

Paul McNamara

Cast of characters (in order of appearance)


Miss Blacklock 

Julia Simmons 

Dora Bunner 

Patrick Simmons 


Miss Marple 

Phillipa Haymes 

Mrs Swettenham 

Edmund Swettenham 

Rudy Scherz 

Inspector Craddock 

Sergeant Mellors 


Assistant Director 

Lighting and sound effects

Set design 

Set construction 


Furniture and props 

Hair and makeup 

Zarina Hawkins

Neil Hornsey

Emma Braiden

Ben Jarrett

Neil Hornsey

Cardy Construction

3 Planks Ltd

Workplace Group

Beverly Braiden

Jayne Montlock

Sarah Cooke

Emma Marku

Paul McNamara

Natalie Crisanti

Alison Gurr

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