Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders – Meet the Cast (Part One)

Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Muders - Harry

Name:  Graham Ball
Character(s):  Harry – the village hall caretaker and PC Lockett – village bobby

How long have you been with the Phoenix Players?
Since January

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
I enjoyed acting at school and wanted to do it again.

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
I like that Harry is very different from PC Lockett. PC Lockett tries to be very professional but harry speaks his mind!

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I have had some spectacular car accidents!


Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Muders - Alice

Name:  Lianne Murphy
Character(s):  Alice Fogg – Agatha’s sister-in-law

How long have you been with the Phoenix Players?
One year

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
I’d never done panto before so got drafted in by my ‘sister’ from a serious play to be beside her in a comedy double-act.

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
I have a wonderful sister-in-law and get to play games on my phone all day!

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I was at the Vatican when the Pope died … sorry!


Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Muders - Oliver

Name:  Graham Robson
Character(s):  Brother and sister Oliver and Olivia

How long have you been with the Phoenix Players?
Twenty nine years

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
I’d just moved into the area and a friend suggested contacting Joan Smart from Henley

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
It’s great fun – one character is almost a pantomime dame while the other is just like ‘The Major’ from Fawlty Towers!

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
My first appearance on stage …. reciting ‘Says Alice’ (AA Milne) in St Agnes’ Church Hall, Mosely aged about seven!


Keep watching for part two of The Cast of Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders!