The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Murder Mystery

The Lane Cove Theatre Company’s 2024 season starts with a bang or should we say crash.  The season runs from 9th to 25th February 2024 at The Performance Space @ St Aidan’s.

The Farndale Avenue ladies are back with the Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Murder Mystery.

Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong on opening night, and the ladies of the F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society are no different, with the possible exception that almost everything that could happen does!

The scenery collapses, cues are missed, lines are forgotten, and the sound effects take on a strange note at times as the ladies present their ambitious evening’s entertainment with the cunning whodunit, ‘Murder At Checkmate Manor.’ And just in case the audience should get bored there’s a Film and Fashion Show and Murder Mystery Quiz, complete with a Prize!

The crunch comes in the denouement when the ‘murderer’, about to be revealed, has to rush home to bandage up an injured daughter. But Mrs. Reece, doyenne of the group, rises above the slings and arrows of outrageous dramatics to save the situation and provide the final inventive twist.

By arrangement with Origin Music Australia on behalf of Samuel French Ltd.

How to Buy Tickets

Lane Cove Theatre Company presents:

The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Murder Mystery

Written By David McGillvray & Walter Zerlin, Jnr.⁠
Directed by Andrew Castle⁠

9-25 February 2024 at The Performance Space @ St Aidan’s

1 Christina Street, Longueville

Tickets $30 / $25 conc / $23 groups 10+ / add $10 cheeseplate/$8 dessertplate

Online booking



Other Lane Cove Theatre Company Productions in 2024

​The Lieutenant of Inishmore
By Martin McDonagh.
Directed by Kathryn Thomas and Mitch Garling
10 – 26 May 2024

Book Here

Radium Girls
By D.W Gregory
Directed by Kathy Petrakis
9-25 August 2024

Book Here

Music By Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
8-24 November 2024

Book Here

Find out more here.

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