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The Ripper Returns

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The sleepy village of Grumbalds Ash awakes to the sinister return of the Ripper. Four murders in two nights, the Lord and Lady of the manor held hostage and several Ripper disguises later, the police are baffled.

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SKU: flp130 Categories: , , , , , Tags: ,
Product ID: 7010

Additional information

Author

Genre

Comedy

Script Style

Full Length Play

Duration (mins)

110

Male Cast

6

Female Cast

5

Total Cast

11

Synopsis

The sleepy village of Grumbalds Ash awakes to the sinister return of the Ripper. Four murders in two nights, the Lord and Lady of the manor held hostage and several Ripper disguises later, the police are baffled.

Can the victim’s bodies reveal all the clues for the police to piece together?

Eventually the police have only one option left open to them. But will it work or will the Ripper simply disappear again. This turn of the century dark comedy thriller will have you on the edge of your seats. It will make you laugh and will get your heart racing. Guaranteed to make you jump out of your seats once or twice. It’s a masterpiece of twists and turns that will keep you guessing to the very end.

Cast

Jack:                                      (M)      Psychotic murderer with a split personality disorder.

Inspector Wells:                  (M)      Police Inspector who always gets his man.

P.C. Martin:                         (M)      Police Constable. Clever and hoping to become the next station sergeant.

Lord Beckett:                       (M)      Lord of the manor. Aged 60+ an ex-serviceman suffering with gout.

Lady Beckett:                       (F)       Lady of the manor. Aged 60+ thin build and lovingly looks after her husband.

P.C. Turner:                         (M)      Police Constable 30+

Inspector Macey:                (M)      Police Inspector for Stroud (50+)

Inspector Lee:                     (M)      Police Inspector for Gloucester (50+)

Body of Nancy:                   (F)       Young village girl (20+)

Girl Victim 2:                      (F)       Young village girl (20+)

Sally Gibson:                       (F)       Newspaper journalist (20+)

Miss Ambridge:                  (F)       Police secretary (40+)

Mr Hicks:                             (M)      Local coal merchant (40+)

Four P.C.s Non-Speaking (M/F)      Can be ladies dressed as men with beards or moustaches.

 

 

Sample

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Previous Performances

Was scheduled for debut June 2020 in Thornbury Bristol but due to corona virus has been rescheduled for June 2021.

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