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y separately published work icon I Killed the Count single work   radio play   crime   humour   - 60min.
Adaptation of I Killed the Count : A Play In Three Acts Alec Coppel , 1938 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 1941... 1941 I Killed the Count
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'When Count Victor Mattoni was found dead in his flat at Oxley Court, there was no doubt that he was murdered. No fewer than four persons claimed the honor of doing the fatal deed. And each one of the four produced conclusive evidence that he — and he alone — was the murderer! Small wonder that Inspector Davidson, investigating the crime, was at his wits' end. Well, who did kill the Count? Here is a reduced version of Alec Coppel's brilliant mystery play that baffled and amused audiences in London and in Australia, where it was played some months ago.'


'I Killed the Count', Barrier Daily Truth, 21 February 1941, p.6.



Production Details

  • Broadcast on Radio National on 21 February 1941, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.

    Producer: John Cairns.

    List of characters: Divisional Inspector Davidson; Detective Raines; Martin, proprietor of Oxley Court Flats; Louise Rogers, resident at Oxley Court; Rene la Lune, a chorus girl; Samuel Diamond, a merchant; Johnson; Mullet, liftman at OxIey Court: Bernard K. Froy, man-about-town; Lord Sorrington; Polly; P. C. Clifton. ('I Killed the Count', Barrier Daily Truth, 21 February 1941, p.6).

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