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Murder at the Pelican Club - a murder mystery play by Pauline Rowson

This brand new detective play Murder At The Pelican Club, is an exciting 1940s murder mystery in the vein of the classic crime thrillers of the 20th century, an Agatha Christie style detective drama that will have audiences guessing ‘who done it.’ Written with a touch of humour, the play takes place in the Pelican Nightclub and Restaurant in November 1940.

Set in 1940s war torn England. Tillie Trotman, a singer and forces sweetheart, is about to commence her final show at the Pelican Club before travelling overseas to entertain the troops. Someone, though is intent on stopping her.

Cast

Cast: 5 males 3 females
Category: Murder Mystery/Detective
Set in 1940s war torn England

Duration: Approximately 100 minutes
Acts: 4, Scenes: Act 1 Scene 1, Act 2, Scene 1, Act 3, Scene 1, Act 4 Scene 1
Principals: 1male 1female, other cast: 2females, 4males
Sets: 1

Characters
INSPECTOR DOYLE: Middle-aged man
TILLIE TROTMAN: Singer
MICHAEL EELS: A drunken musician accompanying Tillie.
MAXINE HUNTER: Tillie’s agent and manager
BRIAN BLEMMINGS: The Pelican Club Owner
MAISIE DUNCAN: Tillie’s friend
RYAN CONNOR: An Irish waiter
THE CHEF


Please contact us to read Act I and for background on the characters. 

Or commission an original script from crime writer and author, Pauline Rowson.

Coming soon Murder at Hillingbrook Halt - a 1948 murder mystery play set in a bleak and isolated railway station waiting room on a foggy December night

Brand new, exciting detective plays in the vein of the classic crime thrillers of the 20th century.



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Latest Production of Murder at the Pelican Club performed by the Winterbourne Players


Cast and crew of MURDER AT THE PELICAN CLUB Winterbourne PlayersCrime author Pauline Rowson's 1940 set murder mystery play, MURDER AT THE PELICAN CLUB performed by the Winterbourne Players, Bristol, from 22 to 24 November 2018 proved a smash hit with audiences.



























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Cast and crew of MURDER AT THE PELICAN CLUB Winterbourne Players

 

Inspector Doyle in action in MURDER AT THE PELICAN CLUB – Winterbourne Players

 

The musicians entertain the audience at the Pelican Club - Act One Dramacican