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Nightmare

Nightmare

by: Norman Robbins

by: Norman Robbins

Overview

Marion Bishop, an elderly writer of romantic novels, is dying.  Katherine Willis,  kind soul from the nearby village, looks after Marion in a most caring wwy while coping with her own mentally retarded brother oftwenty.  When Katherine takes leave to attend her cousin's wedding in Scotland. Laura and experienced nurse from London comes to take care of the failing writer, on the recommendation of the local doctor. A series of mysterious phone calls and the appearance of Raymond, Marion's rapacious nephew, set off a nightmare situation which becomes increasingly complicated when Katherine's brother is found murdered in a ditch.  Deceit, suspicion, blackmail and incrimination are subtly woven into a web ofcrime which is completed by a dramamtic confrontation scene just before an ingenious twist brings a surprising close.

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Keywords

Death, Friendship

Details

  • Genre: Mystery/Thriller
  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Parts for Senior Actors
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Norman Robbins

Norman, one of Amateur Theatre's most popular authors wrote his first stage show almost 60 years ago whilst working for the Yorkshire Evening Post. An avid theatre-goer from the age of 3, (his Grand-parents ran the pub near the local theatre so free tickets were always available) he was equally fascinated by Operett ...

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