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Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery, The - Full Length Play, Comedy

Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery, The

David McGillivray, Walter Zerlin Jr.

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Full Length Play, Comedy

1m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573111419

Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong on opening night, and the ladies of the F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society are no different, with the possible exception that almost everything that could happen does! The scenery collapses, cues are missed, lines forgotten, and the sound…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong on opening night, and the ladies of the F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society are no different, with the possible exception that almost everything that could happen does! The scenery collapses, cues are missed, lines forgotten, and the sound effects take on a strange note at times, as the ladies present their ambitious evening's entertainment with the cunning whodunit, "Murder At Checkmate Manor." And just in case the audience should get bored there's a Film and Fashion Show and Murder Mystery Quiz, complete with a Prize! The crunch comes in the denouement when the "murderer", about to be revealed, has to rush home to bandage up an injured daughter. But Mrs. Reece, doyenne of the group, rises above the slings and arrows of outrageous dramatics to save the situation and provide the final inventive twist.
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1m, 4f

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Walter Zerlin Jr.

Walter Zerlin Jr was probably the only English barrister who regularly dragged up, tap-danced and conjured professionally on stage. For 25 years, he wrote plays with David McGillivray, among them 10 in the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society series. These were comedies in which an amateur dramatic society murdered Shakespeare, Dickens, and Gilbert and Sullivan. They ... view full profile

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Jenny Elizabeth Dexter 6/22/2015 5:15 AM
Excellent. laugh out comedy!

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