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Death By Design
The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre
03300 561 025
£15 / £12

Saturday 3rd August | 8pm | £15 / £12 (concession)

What happens when you mix the brilliant wit of Noël Coward with the intricate plotting of Agatha Christie?

Set during a weekend in an English country manor in 1932, ‘Death by Design’ is a delightful and mysterious “mash-up” of two of the greatest English writers of all time.

Edward Bennett, a playwright, and his wife, Sorel Bennett, an actress, flee London and head to Cookham after a disastrous opening night. But various guests arrive unexpectedly – a conservative politician, a fiery socialist, a nearsighted ingénue, a zany modern dancer – each with a long-held secret. When one of the guests is murdered, it’s left to Bridgit, the feisty Irish maid with a macabre interest in homicide, to solve the crime.

‘Death by Design’ is more than homage – it’s a new classic.

This amateur production of “Death by Design” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. On behalf of Samuel French Ltd.