The Playhouse Theatre, Preston

Great amateur theatre, right in the heart of Preston



A thriller by J D Robins, directed by Kath Longworth, assisted by Gwen Becam


22nd to 25th March 2017


David Lawson, a research scientist, is not a well man.


His sister Beattie thinks his wife Claire doesn't take proper care of him, and visiting journalist Kit Kelly begins to suspect that Claire may be guilty of more than just negligence.


Claire's grandmother and first husband died in mysterious circumstances leaving her generous legacies. Is it possible that David is the next victim on her list?


Suspicions deepen as this fast-moving and often funny thriller moves to its surprising conclusion.



David Lawson

Chris Turner

Beatrice Haywood

Marie Gorman

Kit Kelly

Neil Williams

Claire Lawson

Theresa Pollard



Ticket prices Wednesday £8 & £7, Thursday to Saturday £9 & £8


All evening performances begin at 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm) unless otherwise stated.


Free parking is available for patrons on the evening of a show, in the Trinity Square car park opposite The Playhouse. A pass, available from the Box Office, must be displayed.