Cards on the Table – Wed 17 Feb – Sat 20 Feb 2016
St John’s Players present:
Cards on the Table
adapted by Leslie Darbon from the novel by Agatha Christie.
Directed by David Wilson and Barbara Oxley.
From Wednesday 17 February to Saturday 20 February in the Townley Hall, Fulbourn Centre.
Mr Shaitana is a strange and wealthy collector of snuff boxes and other objets d’art. One evening he invites two specialists, Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard and crime novelist Ariadne Oliver, to a dinner party to view his other special collection: four people who have committed murder and got away with it. As they play bridge after dinner, Shaitana is daringly murdered by someone at the party. Battle sets out to solve the crime aided, of course, by the eager Mrs Oliver who begins with psychological deductions from the bridge score cards…..!