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Mystery play by Pauline Rowson in the vein of the classic crime thrillers of the 20th century


Exciting 1940s murder mystery play written by internationally acclaimed crime author, Pauline Rowson, author of the DI Andy Horton mysteries, Art Marvik thrillers and 1950s set mysteries featuring Scotland Yard detective, Inspector Alun Ryga.

Full of twists and turns, plays written in the style of Agatha Christie detective dramas that will have audiences guessing ‘who done it.’

Murder at the Pelican Club - by Pauline Rowson

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.

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.


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 of Murder at the Pelican Club



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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