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The Unexpected Guest


Agatha Christie

Directed by: Ryan Ellershaw

15, 17-22 May 2010

On a foggy night, Michael Starkwedder enters the home of the Warwicks illegally. He finds the dead body of Richard Warwick, and finds Warwick's wife, Laura, holding a gun that supposedly killed him. Despite the murder being obvious, and overwhelming evidence pointing towards it, Starkwedder does not believe she killed him, and she soon tells him she's innocent.

The two decide to place the blame on an enemy from the past, MacGregor, a man whose son was run over by Richard while he was drunk. As the story progresses, the two fake the fact that they were just finding out about the murder, and others in the house are introduced...

Laura Warwick Lindsey Barker
Michael Starkwedder Nic Stacey
Miss Bennett Rani Jackson
Jan Warwick Adam Cryne
Mrs Warwick Lois Segar-Evans
Henry Angell Norman King
Sergeant Cadwallader Mike Cooke
Inspector Thomas Paul Reid
Julian Farrar Will Whitehead
Stage Manager Jennie Davey
Wardrobe Joan Heinekey
Properties Hilda Knight
Joyce Sykes
Victoria Hanlon
Continuity Pauline Ruane
Lighting Nathaniel Hall
Luke Moulsher
Sound Alex Hall
Set Construction Alan Mooney
Geoff Sylvester
Peter Andrews
Steve Hall
Ryan Ellershaw
Victoria Hanlon
Rani Jackson
Rebecca King
Hilda Knight
Cheryl Miller
Paul Reid
Nic Stacey
Joyce Syke
Ciara Tansey
Scenic Artist Shirley Murray
PA Dodie Jones