A Consensus Opera Production
It is the 1930’s in the sleepy English village of Little Piffling and six well-heeled guests have assembled at Piffling Hall, all bearing mysterious invitations and each one hiding a dark secret. But soon, polite civility is shattered by the mysterious death of Lady Helena Handcart, a wealthy society socialite who has been poisoned by an unknown hand.
Is Madame Eva Chestikov really a Russian émigré? What is Mr E Eckerslike, a rich industrialist, really doing in this rural backwater? Is Sir Preston de Bagot really as stupid as he looks? Can the guests unravel the mystery before the killer strikes again?Meanwhile, the servants been sent home and fog is slowly rising…
Directed & written by Tim Johnson
27 - 28 April 2023
The Bear Pit Theatre