Murder – Just What the Doctor Ordered


Isosceles in association with Useful Idiots presents

MURDER – JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED                                           

 The Anatomy Murders of 1828

Written by Patrick Prior

Performed by Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden

From the producer/performers of The Haunters comes another chilling tale for a dark Winter night.

In Edinburgh between 1827 and 1828 science and murder cling together in a dance of death. Sixteen people are slaughtered by Burke and Hare and the devil and all his works prowl the streets of ‘Auld Reekie’.

Dr Robert Knox, scientist, doctor and anatomist supreme, waits in Surgeons Square to buy bodies for the sake of advancing medical knowledge. His door is chapped, a body is delivered, money is paid and no questions are asked.

A trail of terror leads from West Port to the dissection table of Robert Knox.  Murder will out and a price must be paid, even by the anatomist supreme. Doctor Knox will have to pay that price.

‘A thought-provoking performance… brilliantly acted…Bravo Isosceles!  A superb show, highly recommended.’ Dumfries and Galloway Life Magazine

Tickets £15.50 (including booking fee)

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