This triple bill of one-act murder mysteries combines: the light-hearted comedy Afternoon at the Seaside, in which a detective attempts to find a priceless emerald necklace and the culprit who stole it; The Rats, a dark and chilling tale in which a pair of adulterous lovers find themselves lured to a flat, trapped like rats and framed for murder; and finally, The Patient, a tense thriller in which a woman has been hospitalised after seemingly falling from her balcony.
“Three thrilling dénouements for the price of one.”
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
“A trio of playlets devoted, like the rest of her work, to whetting one’s appetite for retribution.”
“They are, without exception, the work of an experienced and artful cook, whose interest is to please.”
THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
CASTING: 5 women, 7 men