Event The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
Export | Feedback | Map | Network | Print
Venue Union Theatre, Parkville, VIC
First Date 9 January 1961
Opening Date 9 January 1961
Last Date 4 February 1961
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Adapted from Fergus Hume's novel. First commissioned play for Union Theatre Repertory Company. One lonely night, a cabbie discovers that his intoxicated passenger has been suffocated with a handkerchief saturated in chloroform. The murderer, the victim, and the motive are all unknown.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Farce
Subjects Crime
Name Function Notes
Elaine Cusick Actor
Bryan Edward Actor
Marion Edward Actor
Lewis Fiander Actor
Ron Finney Actor
Mary Hardy Actor
Joan Harris Actor
Bob Hornery Actor
Graeme Hughes Actor
Patsy King Actor
Leon Lissek Actor
Dennis Miller Actor
Frederick Parslow Actor
Malcolm Phillips Actor
Barry Pree Adaptor
Elaine Cusick Assistant Stage Manager
Ron Finney Assistant Stage Manager
Dennis Miller Assistant Stage Manager
Anne Fraser Costume Designer
George Ogilvie Director
John Sumner Director
Ron Stodden Electrician
Ian Pearce Musician
Wendy Pomroy Musician
Bryan Edward Production Manager
Anne Fraser Set Designer
Marion Edward Stage Manager
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Cast List MTC records
Programme La Trobe
Australian Drama Project (UQ) Key MYSTERYBP
Event Identifier 77769