Who Killed the Hotel Manager?’ by Chris Martin is a one-hour comedy mystery play. The piece is written in 3 Acts and there are gaps between each for the audience to discuss clues.
The play is set in the present at the Primrose Glade Hotel, (2 stars). Rex Wiltshire the manager has a shady past. He’s holed himself up in a quiet, discrete hotel miles away from the sea. The Primrose Glade Hotel is a pleasant enough place but attracts only a few customers… so how come Rex and his wife can spend so lavishly? Rex is hiding from someone, someone who wants revenge, someone who is going to shatter the calm of this pleasant seaside town! But who wants Rex dead?… It would appear that his past is about to catch up with him!!
Could it be…
Daphne Wiltshire, his overly glamorous wife?
June Fairweather, the willing, but clumsy, maid?
Fred Potter, the earthy, plain speaking cook?
Susan Ward, a curt, secretive guest at the hotel?
Charles, the reclusive second guest?
Or…Sid Whittle (aka Randy VanDriver), the lead singer with guest rock band ‘Cherokee’
Detective inspector Spence is once again called in to unravel another challenging and unsettling murder mystery… as are the audience!!
Tickets cost £6 and are available on the door or can be reserved by phoning 023 9278 5800.