The Hollow

by Agatha Christie | Directed by Vikki Goldsmith | Performed September 2022

A cast of colourful characters are drawn together when Lady Angkatell invites cousins and friends for an entertaining weekend at the family country estate, The Hollow. With lovers past and present reunited, alongside rumblings of domestic discordance, the scene is set for a classic Christie murder mystery. Audiences can sit back and enjoy the investigations of the two determined detectives as they endeavour to work out just “who dunnit”.

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Performances at 7.30pm on 8–10 and 13–17 September, 2022.

Contact the Box Office at for tickets, which are £12 each.

Venue: New Era Theatre, St George’s Centre, Andover Road, Wash Common, Newbury RG14 6NU


(in order of appearance)

Henrietta Angkatell – Emily Browne
Sir Henry Angkatell – Mike Huxtable
Lady Lucy Angkatell – Karen Ashby
Midge Harvey – Isabella Goldsmith
Gudgeon – Steve Schollar
Edward Angkatell – Andrew Smith
Doris – Jacqui Trumper/Jess Soulby
John Cristow – Neil Padgen
Gerda Cristow – Suzanne Pearce
Veronica Craye – Pippa Higgins/Emma Bastable
Detective Inspector Colquhoun – Don Crerar
Detective Sergeant Penny – Neil Padgen


Director – Vikki Goldsmith
Assistant Director – Emma Bastable
Stage Manager – Gareth Capner
Assistant Stage Manager – Jess Soulby
Lighting/Sound – John Cordery, Crispin Bishop
Prompt – Jacqui Trumper/Vikki Goldsmith
Publicity – Sally Hall, Jane Read
Set – Alessio Falino, Debbie Langford, Ellie Langford, Nigel Winter
Costumes – Debbie Macgregor, Sue Huxtable, Suzanne Pearce
Front of House – Gareth Croft
Box Office – Stephen Bennett
Programme – Editor Webb

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