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The Shocking Tale of Margaret Seddon

John Fletcher's Edwardian murder story is based on real events.

Frederick and Margaret Seddon take wealthy Mrs Barrow into their Islington home as a lodger. The summer of 1911 proves scorchingly hot and when Mrs Barrow dies, leaving all her money to Fred, suspicions are aroused. Was her death caused by the heatwave, or the 'English Cholera' - or could the arsenic-laced fly papers have something to do with it?

Margaret Seddon ...... Lynne Seymour
Fred Seddon ...... Bertie Carvel
Miss Barrow ...... Annette Badland
Hook/Attorney General Isaacs ...... Dick Bradnum
Benny/Vicar ...... Brendan Charleson
Dr Sworn/Hangman ...... Dorien Thomas
Maggie ...... Anwen Carlisle
Ada ...... Isabel Lewis

Directed by Nigel Lewis.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 Sep 2009 14:30

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