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Belle or the Ballad of Dr Crippen

Belle or the Ballad of Dr Crippen

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

After a mediocre music-hall artiste (Belle Elmore) disappears, her husband “ the mild and charming Doctor Crippen “ becomes the prime suspect. He is eventually caught on board the S.S. Montrose off the coast of Canada with his lover and secretary, Ethel le Neve. Finally, Dr. Crippen is executed for his crime though questions remain about the true facts from the night of the murder.



Show Information

Music
Lyrics
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2 Acts
First Produced
1961
Time & Place
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes
Mostly female cast

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