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Five at the George

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A play by Stuart Ready
Produced by Edward Wilkinson
Scene: The George
This is a revival of a play produced in the North some years ago. It tells the story of how five people, who were friends of an Indian Army colonel who had died in somewhat mysterious circumstances, receive telegrams asking them to meet the sender at an inn not far from the scene of the colonel's death.
Needless to say, talk among the five revolves round the death of the colonel. All of them had been with him at his house on the night he died. Then they discover that the inn where they are drinking has been closed for several weeks.
Who killed the colonel? A foolish slip by one of the five produces the answer to this question and the climax of the play.


Stuart Ready
Edward Wilkinson
The Landlord:
E.A. Naden
Captain Standish:
Frank R. Quarmby
Mr Merridew:
Frank Hollway
Mrs Vane:
Norma Wilson
Gilbert Weir:
David King-Wood
Elsie, his wife:
Doreen Brian
A Police Inspector:
Donald Avison

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