A Murder is Announced
A murder mystery by Leslie Darbon, adapted from a story by Agatha Christie
Directed by Matthew Cousins
Season: July 8 to 29, 8pm
Matinees: July 9 & 16, 2pm
In Agatha Christie’s most ingenious murder mystery, the villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Miss Jane Marple, are perplexed by an advertisement in the local gazette that reads: “A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 13th, at Little Paddocks at 6pm. A crowd begins to gather at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out…
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A community theatre production of A Murder Is Announced by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd and New Zealand Play Bureau Ltd.
Note: Contains a short burst of flashing lights.
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A CAST IS ANNOUNCED: Carleena Walsh (Letitia Blacklock), Jo Crichton (Dora "Bunny" Bunner), Emily Briggs (Julia Simmons), James Calverley (Patrick Simmons), Lisa Inman (Mitzi), Stephanie Liebert (Miss Marple), Shelby Sparks (Phillipa Haymes), Viktoria Jowers-Wilding (Mrs Swettenham), John Edwards (Edmund Swettenham), Barrie Graham (Inspector Craddock), and Stephen Moratti (Sergeant Mellors/Rudi Scherz).
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Director: Matthew Cousins
Production Co-ordinator Ellie Barrow
Trainee Production Co-ordinator Lyneil Gray
Stage Manager: Trevor Hynes
Assistant Stage Managers: Rosie Elder, Sho Okumoto
Set Designer: David Gifford
Lighting Designer: Nigel Windsor
Assistant Lighting Designer: Parag Londhe
Technical Assistant: Dylan Day
Lighting Rigging: Nigel Windsor, Parag Londhe, Dan Lockett, Dylan Day
Sound Designer: Nicole Ashley
Prompt: Laurie Mills
Wardrobe: Jenny Connors, Amandeep Nanua, Ginny Jones
Props: Margaret Nash, Laurie Mills
Decor: Linda Le Verne, Nicole Harvey
Intimacy Adviser: AJ Johnson
Sound/lighting operators: Blake Ingram, Parag Londhe, Blake Elliott
Set Builders/Painters: David Gifford (foreman), Pat Hudson, David Guthrie, Doug Johnston, Dan Lockett, Dan Vlad, Laurie Mills, Roger Grice
Graphic Design: Emma Love
Photography: AJ Johnson