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Saturday, May 12, 2018


(Paul Spence & Annie Robinson)

Paul Spence and Annie Robinson are delighted to return to the Hexagon Dive in Pietermaritzburg with the seventh in their hugely popular series of classy murder mysteries, The Strange Case of the Final Fling. Written and directed by Paul, the production is a modern story, set in the KZN of today.

The setting is a weekend party at a luxurious mansion on the Hilton Ridge, thrown by mysterious KZN tycoon, Brent Crewe-Doyle. After a shocking murder at the mansion, our heroine, Kate Economides (a surprise guest at the party) realises that she is the prime suspect. The audience are invited to join Kate, the unlikely detective, in a desperate race against time as she tries to unravel the dark secrets that underlie The Strange Case of the Final Fling.

After her high-profile divorce from a north coast property baron, a rather shaken Kate is invited by her celebrity shrink, Phil Banting, to a weekend party at a luxurious Hilton Ridge. The last thing Kate expects is for her care-free varsity past to emerge out of the mist to haunt her.

The two virtuoso actors, Robinson and Spence, tell the story, introduce the audience to the house party guests - who all have a motive and are therefore all possible murderers - and the audience are challenged to use their ‘little grey cells’ in order to work out whodunit and why…

The resulting theories, from table to table, are always hilarious – and the audience are royally entertained!

The Strange Case of the Final Fling has performances on May 25 and 26 at 19h00 for 19h30 at the Hexagon Dive on the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus. These are picnic evenings: Bring food, but no drinks as there is a cash bar. Tables seat 10 (although you may book for less). Tickets R125 booked through