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

Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders - Inspector TwiggName:  Neil McBride
Character(s):  Inspector Twigg

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
I rejoined 8 months ago after a gap of 17 years!

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
I agreed to join while drunk on a cricket tour!

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
He is a complete twit with no self awareness of his inability to solve the crime

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I have never been a Police Inspector


Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders - MaisieName:  Carlyne McHugh
Character(s):  Maisie Grimm – Cleaner

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Over 40 years

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
To keep me out of trouble!

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
Maisie’s the village hall cleaner grieving after the mysterious death of her husband yet it’s still a very funny part!

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I seem to usually end up playing maids or cleaners!


Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders - MandyName:  Lisa Maxwell
Character(s):  Mandy – Model

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Over 30 years

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
I wanted to join a group in Stratford and I found their details in the library.  I came along and they were so welcoming I’ve been with them ever since!

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
Mandy is the ‘life’ model for the art class – a bit of a ‘dumb blonde’ even though I’m dark haired!  She just takes life day to day – loveley!

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I love horses and used to compete in three-day eventing