Secondary Cause of Death


20th July - 23rd July 2005


John Covey

Previous Show

Five Blue Haired Ladies sitting on a Green Park Bench

Following Show

It's a Swing Thing

Info Edit

Secondary Cause of Death was written by Peter Gordon and is the sequel to Stage-door's 1879's show Murdered to Death. Several members of the original cast reunited, although the lead role of Inspector Pratt was this time given to Chris Rock. The action takes place in the sitting room of Bagshot House in the early spring of 1939.

Story Edit

Once again the inept Inspector Pratt is called to Bagshot house a few years after the previous play.  Once again there is a murderer on the loose and Pratt bumbles his way through trying to find the culprit as the bodies continue to pile up with dopplegangers, frauds and Nazi's all out to get him.

Cast Edit

Lady Isadora Pollock - Elizabeth Prince
Count Puchlik of Puszczykowo - David Knight
Colonel Charles Craddock - James Wading
Captain Henrietta Woolmer-Cardington - Karen Perry
Cynthia Maple - Micki Darbyshire
Cardew Longfellow - James Wading
Martha Armstrong - Lynn Davis
Lily Tuthill - Joy Covey
Inspector Pratt - Chris Nairne
Nurse Ann Parsley - Lyndsey Bowen

Crew Edit

Director - John Covey
Assistant - Tony Makey
Stage Manager - Ricky Davey
Crew - Mike Gearing, Alan Moss, Dave Humphrey and Gary Boniface
Lighting - Harry Leisk
Sound - Steve Simpson
Props - Chris Moss
Costumes - Joy Covey
Set Design and Construction - John Covey, Ricky Davey and Mike Gearing
Publicity - Micki Darbyshire
Posters and Programs - Joy Covey and Tony Makey