Murdered to Death
Cast: 5 male, 5 female. Character Synopsis.
Set: Single interior. Drawing room of a country manor house, 1930s.
The first in the ‘Inspector Pratt’ trilogy of spoofs of the Agatha Christie ‘whodunnit’ genre.
George Algernon Pratt - a brief biography.
The play introduces the inept and bungling Inspector Pratt, who battles against the odds and his own incompetence to solve the murder of the house’s owner. It soon becomes clear that the murderer isn’t finished yet; will the miscreant be unmasked before everyone else has met their doom or will the audience die laughing first?
Over 950 professional and amateur productions world-wide.
“… hilarious and very clever” Nottingham Evening Post.
“… deliciously wicked spoof …” British Theatre Guild.
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Now also available in German translation: Mordstödlich
Other plays in the Inspector Pratt series are: