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Murder at the Pelican Club a 1940 set mystery drama

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November 1940, England.

Tillie Trotman, a 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.

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. 


INSPECTOR DOYLE: Middle-aged man
MICHAEL EELS:  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

Category: Murder Mystery/Detective
Set in 1940s war torn England

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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