The Real Inspector Hound

The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard

Performed 18 April 1980 at the Letchworth Little Theatre 18th Drama Festival 17-19 April 1980

Also performed at the 46th Welwyn festival, 5 June 1980

Two theatre critics named Moon and Birdboot who are watching a ludicrous setup of a country house murder mystery, in the style of a whodunit. By chance, they become involved in the action causing a series of events that parallel the play they are watching.

80 festvalCast

Moon : Douglas Harding

Birdboot : Glynn Davies

Mrs Drudge : Joyce Elson

Simon : Martin White

Felicity : Elaine Barron

Cynthia : Margaret Gibbs

Magnus : Roger Stubbs

Inspector Hound : John Elson

A Corpse : Peter Lee


Director: Roger Newman-Turner

Properties: Ann Brooke-Smith


Letchworth Little Theatre Drama Festival 1980:

Kaete Behrens Steinfeld Festival Runner up trophy