A Sting in the Tale

by  Brian Clemens, Dennis Spooner

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 2f

"It is a glorious spoof, a send up of almost every mystery thriller written for the stage with some wickedly witty lines." - Maidenhead Advertiser

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    3m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Mystery/Thriller

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Two once successful crime writing playwrights are writing a block bluster to pay off their mounting debts, or are they fulfilling their full potential by plotting the perfect murder? The nagging wife is the ideal victim, especially as she is heavily insured. It all seems plausible until their secretary is mistakenly killed and a stagestruck detective appears on the scene.
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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A study

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3m, 2f
M3 (30s, 40s) F2 (30s)
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Brian Clemens

Brian Clemens

Dennis Spooner

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