Distinguished Gathering by James Parish

The Odeon Theatre, Taunton, 1st – 3rd February, 1937

Audiences were given a slip with the question ‘Who Killed Eliot Vines?’ printed on it, and were invited to submit their theories and names and addresses during the second interval. The names of those with correct solutions were displayed in the foyer as the audience left!

Felix Montague Robert Young
Judith Montague Doris Barber
Sir Brian Howet John Stapleton
Lady Thalia Wilmer Kathleen Marfell
“Lesley Guest” Gladys Young
Caroline Beckwith Barbara Spencer
C D Williams Harold Billett
Major ‘Runty’ Pearson John Went
Dorinda Caswell Margaret Way
Eliot Richard Vines Wilfred Westlake
Blair Jack S Chambers
Detective-Inspector Rutherford Charles Cole
Detective-Sergeant Ferris Charles Burrough
Detective-Sergeant Ramage Arnold Barber
Produced by John Wilkins
Stage Manager Leslie Pritchett Brown
Assisted by A R Barker, G Maynard and G Peat
Scenery designed by G M Haslam
Orchestra conducted by Louis Hulatt