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Whodidit?

Neil Harrison

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f, 3m

Whodidit?
by Neil Harrison

Whodidit? is an engaging spoof on the country house murder mystery story. With a nominal setting and mimed props, the focus is mainly on the richly drawn gallery of unusual characters, including a wheelchair-bound transvestite, a madman, and an invis…

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 3m
  • Duration
    Duration
    75 Minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
Description

A country house is thrown into chaos as an innuendo-obsessed inspector disregards conventions and upsets everyone in thisfast-paced, uproarious satire. Murder. Mystery. And pipes.                        

This spoof thriller requires no set.                                  

History
1989, Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh, Fly On The Wall Theatre Company.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Senior Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Cautions
  • Strong Language
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Contemporary, 1920s
  • Duration: 75 Minutes
  • Setting: An empty stage
  • Additional Features: Mime, No intermission, Physical Comedy, Special Effects, Multimedia
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

2f, 3m
Cast Attributes
Casting Notes

17 characters may be played by M3 F2

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

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"Even Queen Victoria would have been amused!" The Scotsman


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Neil Harrison

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