Inspector Drake and the Black Widow

inspector-drake-productionInspector Drake and the Black Widow by David Tristram

Performed: 12th-16th May 2009
Directors: Gary Swain and Mark Smithers

Inspector Drake and his sidekick Sergeant Plod return in their most perplexing case yet. A maid discovers the corpse of wealthy oil tycoon John Johnson with a sword sticking out of his back. An ordinary case of murder? If so, then why is Johnson dressed as a woman, appearing to have swallowed a tortoise? Inspector Drake attempts to solve the murder whilst also avoiding his own, as Plod has had a premonition that Drake has only a matter of hours to live!

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Cast
Inspector Drake - Chris Smith
Sergeant Plod - Gary Swain
The Maid, Lady Devonshire, Doctor Foster, Amy Mallard, Miss Marble, Lolita, Zoo Lady - Lucy Smith

Crew
Bill Parkinson, Barbara Swann, Julie Sefton, Biddy Ryan, Kate Hill, Julianna Swain, Ellis Smithers, Mark Smithers