The Morris League : A Detective Play

A Detective Play by Bassett Kendall

Characters in order of appearance
Mr. Eli Guppy Landlord of the “Blue Boar”
Alfred Shuttleworth A temporary waiter
Mr. Fraser A Visitor to the Hotel
P.C. Fish The village constable
Arnold Jenkinson Special correspondent to The Daily Mail
Professor Brand A visitor to the Hotel
Jim Brand His son
Mr. Haskins A visitor to the Hotel
Janet Butterwick A visitor to the Hotel
Sir David Grubb A prosperous wool manufacturer
Lady Grubb Sir David’s wife
Sergeant Ruggles of the Peterborough Constabulary

The scene is laid throughout in the lounge hall (or bar parlour) of the Blue Boar Hotel, Little Popton; about four miles from Peterborough.