Hercule Poirot is coming to Wisbech - but first, let me take a selfie

PUBLISHED: 12:48 04 November 2015 | UPDATED: 12:48 04 November 2015

Hercule Poirot steps into action for a production of Black Coffee in Wisbech

Hercule Poirot steps into action for a production of Black Coffee in Wisbech

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Join in the murder mystery fun for a forthcoming production of an Agatha Christie play by taking a selfie with a moustache and posting it on social media

Hercule Poirot will take to the stage when the Wisbech Players stage Black Coffee at the Angles Theatre.

Join in the fun by taking a selfie wearing a Poirot moustache and share it on social media.

The Wisbech Players has set up a Facebook Page entitled Wisbech Black Coffee where you download a moustache template.

Just take your selfie and upload it using the hashtag #wisbechpoirot.

Black Coffee is the first play written by Agatha Christie and the only play ever to feature Hercule Poirot.

It is guaranteed to appeal to audiences with the usual Christie mix of mystery, suspense, foul play and red herrings.

Poirot is called in by skinflint scientist Sir Claud Amory to investigate the disappearance of his atomic formula.

However, just before Poirot and his sidekick Captain Hastings arrive at the country estate, Sir Claud is killed off by a rogue black coffee laced with poison.

There is a collection of hangers-on who include various family members, staff and a mysterious Italian visitor who all come under suspicion - but is everyone who they say they are?

Martin Lightburn heads the large cast as Poirot with newcomer Neil Staveley taking on the role of Captain Hastings.

Directed by Linda Ekins, performances will run from Tuesday November 17 until Saturday November 21 starting at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £11/£9 concessions and can be booked online or by calling the Angles Theatre Box Office on 01945 474447.


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