Friday 5th & Saturday 6th May 7pm / Studio Hub


Alnwick Playhouse Youth Theatre’s Young Company Presents

But Why Bump Off Barnaby?

by Rick Abbot

This lunatic show poses a fascinating mystery. When Barnaby Folcey is murdered at a family gathering at Marlgate Manor, it transpires that he had a motive to murder everybody else, but no-one had a reason to want him dead. While dying, he scrawled the letters “b-a-r”, which can implicate everyone. While the bizarre group frantically tries to unmask the murderer, people vanish, poison is found in the sherry, and the police take forever to arrive. Meanwhile, there’s a secret treasure to be found, a mystifying limerick to decode, and all sorts of doom to be avoided before the killer is finally unmasked.


This amateur youth theatre production of “But Why Bump Off Barnaby” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd on behalf of Samuel French Ltd


Performance Dates and Times

Friday 5th & Saturday 6th May 7pm

Tickets £8.50

Running Time: Approx 2 hours 15 minutes

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