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Mystery at Whimbowly Manor - Full Length Play, Comedy

Mystery at Whimbowly Manor

Natasha L. Cederberg

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 16f, 2girl(s)

ISBN: 9780874402056

"Never fear, Bradley Baxter is here!"

When Lady White's diamond necklace disappears after a dinner party, a police detective is called in to find out where the prized possession has gone. The case seems simple enough to Lady White's husband and daughter, but when bumbling detective Bradley Baxte…

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Parody / Spoof

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Settings Of Play -

Mystery at Whimbowly takes place in the manor house of a quiet village in Enlgand after World War Two. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

No Special Cautions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Appropriate for all audiences

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Elementary School / Primary, Jr High/Primary, High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Church / Religious Groups

Mystery at Whimbowly Manor is fun for the whole family!

"Never fear, Bradley Baxter is here!"

When Lady White's diamond necklace disappears after a dinner party, a police detective is called in to find out where the prized possession has gone. The case seems simple enough to Lady White's husband and daughter, but when bumbling detective Bradley Baxter arrives and sends the household into disorder and frustration, the case becomes anything but simple. Neighbors are invited and not allowed to leave; accusations fly left and right; and comical misunderstandings multiply. And Detective Baxter is bound and determined not to leave until he can proclaim, "Case Closed!" at Whimbowly Manor.

Characters

CASTING

6m, 16f, 2girl(s)

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Reduced casting (Doubling Possible), Expandable casting, Features Teens, Flexible casting, Roles for Children, Room for Extras, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle), Parts for Senior Actors

LADY AGATHA WHITE -  The lady of the house, who has a passion for beautiful jewelry and a tendency toward hysterics.
LORD RICHARD WHITE -  The master of the house, who has a collected and practical head on his shoulders.
PENELOPE WHITE -  The only child of Lord and Lady White, who has a flair for the exciting.
ROGER MANNY - Penelope's fiance, a journalist, who prefers fact over fiction.
DETECTIVE BRADLEY BAXTER -  The bumbly detective called in on the case.
THE DUCHESS OF WINCHESTER - Lady White's cousin, who is very no-nonsense and old fashioned.
BERNADETTE WILLIAMS - Penelope's school friend, who has elaborate taste in clothing and changes every chance she gets.
LORD ALVIN SPENSER - One of the Whites' neighbors.
LADY GERALDINE SPENSER - Lord Spenser's wife.
DAPHNE SPENSER - The eldest Spenser daughter.
EMILY SPENSER -  The youngest Spenser daughter.
LADY MELINDA RUSSELL -  One of Lady White's friends and neighbor.
ALISON RUSSELL - Lady Russell's daughter and Penelope's friend, who has a secret.
LADY ALINE PRESTON - A neighbor.
CATHERINE PRESTON - The eldest Preston daughter.
ANNA PRESTON - The youngest Preston daughter.
HESTER GORDON - A journalist, who wants promotion from covering a big story.
WESTLEY STAFFORD - A young man from the village.
MRS. ALTON - The Whites' housekeeper.
MRS. INGRAM - The Whites' cook, who has quite the disdain for the detective.
JULIA - A house maid.
SANFORD - The stuttering butler.
ELIZA - A scullery maid.
BETH - A girl from the village.
LAURA - A girl from the villege.
FRED HANSON - Penelope's estranged cousin.

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Natasha L. Cederberg

Natasha L. Cederberg

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