Mystery in Pimlico - Radio Play
Date: January 1, 2021 - June 1, 2021
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: The Chilliwack Cultural Centre
9201 Corbould St., Chilliwack BC
Price: Adults: $12.00
Students and Seniors: $12.00
Tickets: http://www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca/

This ‘true crime’ play was based on the famous Pimlico Poisoning death in 1886 of Thomas Edwin Bartlett, possibly at the hands of his wife Adelaide! Adelaide Blanche de la Tremoille was born in 1855 France, was encouraged by her husband Edwin to openly engage in romantic acts with Wesleyan Reverend George Dyson. Dyson, who was also charged along with Adelaide, helped in the poisoning death of Edwin by providing larger quantities of liquid chloroform, that had been proscribed by Dr. Leach for an on-going illness!


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Originally broadcast live on Thursday, May 8, 1952 at the BBC Midland Home Service, this ‘true crime’ play was based on the famous Pimlico Poisoning death in 1886 of Thomas Edwin Bartlett, possibly at the hands of his wife Adelaide!


Adelaide Blanche de la Tremoille was born in 1855 France, was encouraged by her husband Edwin to openly engage in romantic acts with Wesleyan Reverend George Dyson. Dyson, who was also charged along with Adelaide, helped in the poisoning death of Edwin by providing larger quantities of liquid chloroform, that had been proscribed by Dr. Leach for an on-going illness!


At trial, Adelaide was defended by Sir Edward Clarke, who suggested that Edwin Bartlett had committed suicide, which led to an acquittal. This play gives background to ‘mystery‘ and proceeds to the trial itself.

 

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Director–  Astrid Beugeling
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