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The Phoenix Players presents

"Cat's Cradle"

By Leslie Sands, Directed by Sandra Gilbert.

Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th January 2017

At the Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon at 7.30pm.

In a last desperate attempt to resurrect his career in the CID, Inspector Frost (not the David Jason character from the Touch of Frost television series) re-opens the case that ruined him - a kidnap and possible murder he failed to solve some years before.

With a new piece of evidence, he returns to the village in which the disappearance occurred.

Where he was once a welcome guest, he now finds the villagers are no longer interested in reliving the past and in seeing old faces. As it becomes increasingly apparent that he is facing a conspiracy of silence and hostility, he enlists the assistance of an ambitious local journalist to help him with his investigations.

The guilty and terrible secrets of those who have spent years shouldering the burden of the truth are finally resolved in a series of startling relevations.

Cast:   Backstage:  
Peggy Fletcher Emily Roberts Stage Manager Nigel Margetts
Sam Alex Barrett Prompt Clare Brown
Miss Merton Jean Belt Props Roger Trayhuen & Marlene Poole
Sarah Emma Skane-Lawrence Costume Margaret Price & Steph Trinci
Pamela Fulton Nicky Ashdown Sound Martin Lawrence
Frost Mark Harris Lighting Alan Wrixon & Will Thomas
Bob Marriott Christopher King FOH Managers Daph & Dennis Breakspear
Sir Charles Cresswell Nic Gratton


Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th January 2017

The Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon. SN1 4BJ.

Important: See Tickets below

Note: Not suitable for children 12 years and under

Ticket Prices: £ 10.00 or £ 9.00 for concessions.          Group Bookings: 1 ticket FREE for every 10 tickets booked.

Please choose from the options below:

1) To book tickets please call Pauline on 07517 698083 or email

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