Based on a famous real-life murder which  took place at the end of the 19th century, this play has become one of the most successful and most frequently performed in the modern repertoire.  An eerie atmosphere of mystery is evoked in a dark, lonely house on the marshes of the Thames estuary in the 1880s.  The characters, presented with great psychological realism, and the strong vein of earthy comedy invest the play with a liveliness unusual for such a genuinely horrifying murder play.

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Director Eve Fradgley
Assistant Director Maggie Cardew
Ellen Creed  Glenys Lloyd Williams
Emily Creed Di Evans
Louisa Creed  Cynara Crump
Albert Feather  Adam Richardson
Leonora Fiske  Maggie Cardew
Sister Theresa  Suzie Chilton
Lucy  Carol Simpson