Canterbury Players

Amateur Dramatic Society

Flixton, Greater Manchester, UK

Murder Weapon by Brian Clemens

When Chief Constable Bligh accompanies her friend Diane Tulliver home to Dysart Hall after a night at the opera they arrive to a horrifying scene. Diane's husband Paul has been shot dead and ex-convict Charley Mirren is standing over him bearing a gun.

Clemens was one of the UK's best writers of TV drama, creating series such as The Professionals and Thriller, producing The Avengers and The new Avengers, and contributing scripts to series as varied as The Persuaders, Perry Mason and Highlander. Murder Weapon was his last ever script, and it's a well written thriller with a wonderful mix of characters, great pacing and some lovely flashbacks.

The play has the following characters - as always there will be a degree of flexibility around ages:

We'll be holding auditions on November 29 at the Bird in the Hand. Rehearsals will start in January, and the play will be performed between Wednesday 11 and Saturday 14 April at Brook Road.

If you'd like to audition please do come along on November 29, or if you can't make it then please let Gareth know at

tickets: 0161 748 8403