Side by Side Productions – an amateur dramatics company based in Manchester.

For shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon, life doesn’t get more exciting than doing inventory on a Friday night. But his world is turned upside down when he learns he has inherited 6 million dollars from his uncle’s estate. The catch? He has to take the body of his dead uncle on a trip of a lifetime to Monte Carlo before he can claim his prize.

But he’s not alone.

In hot pursuit are his uncle’s near-sighted lover who’d shot him in a fit of jealous rage; her long-suffering optometrist brother, and a young woman who hopes Harry will slip up so the money will go to her beloved dog shelter. With a book by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty, this murder mystery farce of mistaken identities, millions in diamonds and a wheelchair-bound corpse will leave you dying of laughter!

Director: Alex Re and Kit Phillips 

Writer: Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens

Production Information




Tuesday 16th - Saturday 20th July 2019


£15 (+ 1.5 booking fee)

Show Dates

Tuesday 16th - Saturday 20th July 2019

Running Time: TBC

Interval: TBC

Age Restriction: No

Any warnings: No

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