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“A Tomb With A View” is a Comedy-Thriller written by Norman Robbins.

This play is set in a sinister, old library presided over by a portrait of a grim faced, mad-eyed old man.  There, a dusty, lawyer reads a will (involving a vast fortune) to an equally sinister family …… one has werewolf tendencies, another  wanders around in a toga of Julius Caesar, and a third is a gentle old lady who plants more than seeds in her flower beds.

By the Third Act, there are more corpses than live members left in the cast.

And what about the sympathetic nurse and the author of romantic novels?

All is revealed as the plot twists and turns to its surprising conclusion.

This is the first of the Tomb trilogy.

This amateur production of “A Tomb With A View” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD (Subject to Licence)

“This is a well written and well constructed play with more twists and turns than a corkscrew and you will never work out who the murderer is, so you have to wait to the end of the play to find out” Seaford and Newhaven News May 2013.

“Laughter with a chilly spine” -Sussex Express 25.5.79.


Hamilton Penworthy           :               Brian Lawless

Lucien Tomb                      :               Mark Blaber

Dora Tomb                        :               Sandy Worcester

Emily Tomb                      :               Rhiannon Driver

Marcus Tomb                   :               Jake Taviner

Agatha Hammond           :               Jenny Bowden

Freda Mountjoy               :               Nicola Brice

Peregrine Potter             :               Kieran McGarry

Monica Tomb                  :               Annette Driver

Anne Franklin                 :               Katherine Lister


Tickets are on sale now – Please call 07484 509514

The Theatre Box Office opens daily (except Sundays) from 19th Feb 2018 –  9.30am-1.00pm

Buy 10 tickets and get one free

Coach parties are welcome.


Please click on any of the links below to get a taster of what this play may be all about with some very strange characters (but we are pleased to say without any corpses):

This was all filmed on location at Knappe Cross Care Centre in Brixington Lane, Exmouth.  The Exmouth Players wish to express their sincere thanks and gratitude to the owners of this Care Centre for allowing us to film and also to take photographs in and around the home, and also to the staff who were very accommodating and to the residents themselves who we understand enjoyed meeting the cast.  Thank you to you all.  We really appreciated this and also enjoyed our time with you.

Our thanks to Jake Taviner for filming and editing the above and also to Gill Bates for the photographs (which will be uploaded soon).

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