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The House By The Lake: April 1986

By Hugh Mills

'The House By The Lake' programme cover

The House by the Lake is a 1956 British stage thriller by Hugh Mills.

The main characters are Maurice and Stella, a brother and sister who plot to murder their unlikeable half-brother, Colin. However, Colin's long-suffering wife, Iris, is also prompted to murder him.

The other characters include Maurice's wife, Janet, and Colonel Forbes, a neighbour.


Scroll down for photos, cast and crew.

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Cast (in order of appearance) Backstage
Colonel Forbes: Bill Pearce Producer: Peter Castle
Stella: Shiela Roberts Stage Manager: Duncan MacMillan
Janet: Peggy Francis Assistants: Coral Batchelor, Carol-Ann Castle,
Brenda: Dorothy Williams Bryan Pigott, Kees van Woerkoem
Maurice: David Frizzelle Prompt: Jan MacMillan
Colin: Nigel Harrison Theatre Technician: John Avery
Iris: Su Pointer  
Mr. Howard: Neil Batchelor  
Nurse Thomson: Patsy Booth  
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