Feb 02 2012

The Belmont Theatre Co present ‘The Small Hours’ – February 15-18, 2012

Belmont Theatre Company (originally known as Belmont Players) was formed in 1946 as the drama section of the Belmont Community its first public performance, Charity Begins in 1947.

What do a koala bear, a devious chef and an emerald necklace have in common? Carl Houston, Sussex hotelier, nearly loses his life finding out in this thriller of international intrigue which bears all the Durbridge hallmarks of suspense, mystery and murder and enjoyed a successful national tour in the 1990s.

Returning from Australia, Carl’s plane is hi-jacked and he saves the life of injured fellow passenger, Ronnie Sheldon. Back home Carl is visited by Inspector Westwood who shows an inordinate interest in the fate of Carl’s flight bag. Other visitors include Carl’s millionaire cousin, Oliver Radford, and the grateful Ronnie Sheldon who warns that Carl and his wife Vanessa are in great danger.

But Carl has other matters on his mind – that is until two murder attempts follow in rapid succession…

The Small Hours is written by Francis Durbridge.

  • Where: PUMP HOUSE THEATRE, Local Board Road, Watford, WD17 2JP
  • When: February 15th – 18th, 2012
  • Contact: Box Office on 0845 521 3453

Visit their website here for more information and to book tickets.

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