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

Agatha CrustyName:  Linda Burridge
Character(s):  Agatha Crusty – Novelist

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Just three months.

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
It was something I always wanted to do but life got in the way!

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
I dislike her dress sense – her skirts are TOO LONG!

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I’m actually quite shy but no-one believes me!


Eleanor WagstaffName:  Fiona Robson
Character(s):  Eleanor Wagstaff – Chair of the hall committee,

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Twenty one years.

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
To meet new people and find a husband!

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
I love spoof murder mysteries and particularly playing a straight part in a comedy.

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I DID find a husband!


Toby The VicarName:  Wayne Bartlett
Character(s):  Toby – The Vicar

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Two years.

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
They were desperate for someone to play the steward in Murder on the Nile so I gladly obliged.

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
I like how he is oblivious to Eleanor’s infatuation in him and how he is clueless about something without realising.

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I have a phobia about people dunking biscuits in drinks!


IsabellaName:  Andrea (Andi) Hardy
Character(s):  Isabella – The Bar Maid

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Just three months

Why did you join the Phoenix Players?
After moving from Scotland I was desperate to find a group like my old one – Phoenix Players ticked the box, so welcoming!

What do you like or dislike about your character(s)?
She likes to know what’s going on and is a bit of an amateur chef.

Tell us one thing interesting/surprising/unusual about yourself?
I’ve worked at the 2012 Olympics and for the Walt Disney Company, Florida.