What's wrong with Detective Thorgil?
    By Frederick Upton

    21:30, Tue 18th – Sat 22nd October 2022 at Corpus Playroom
    Michaelmas Week 2

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    Mental Abuse, blood, mental illness, references to suicide, references to death

    "Do not let him finish this case. For the sake of his own health and yours..."
    Thorgil was a world-renowned detective. A charming paragon of justice with a mansion, books written about him, and even his own thinking scarf!
    Now he is an old man. Alone in a house too big for him and a world that sees him as nothing more than a cheesy sell-out.
    But when he finds out that he is dying of unknown causes nothing else is on Thorgil’s mind except a mystery to be solved, and a legacy to be rebuilt.
    This new original drama by Frederick Upton takes the iconic murder mystery genre and flips it completely on its head – exploring the dynamics of legacies, role models and swollen egotism- and poses the question of ‘what do we do when we see our old heroes grow too grey and senile for their own good?’

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    Producer  needed for the Michaelmas Week 2 Late Show at the Corpus Playroom, the student-written play 'What's wrong with Detective Thorgil?' Contact before 30th of June to apply or request details

      For more details, read the full advert or contact before 30th Jul 2022 01:00.

      'What's wrong with Detective Thorgil?' Auditions –

      Actors needed for new, student written drama Week 2 Corpus Lateshow. Send in Self-tapes before the 30th of June, but we can extend the deadline if needed. Tomorrow we are also having in-person auditions at the Corpus Playroom so book a place. Audition pack:

      • Fri 24th Jun, 13:00–16:00, Corpus Playroom

      For more details, read the full advert or contact,, before 31st Jul 2022 01:00.


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