The following text is taken from Samuel French's website, and pretty much sums it up...
Every drama group has experienced the horrors of what can go wrong on the night and the
ladies of the F.A.H.E.T.G. Dramatic Society are no different, with the possible exception
that almost everything that could happen does. The scenery collapses, cues are missed, lines
forgotten, and the sound effects take on a strange note at times, as the ladies present their
ambitious evening's entertainment with the cunning whodunit, "Murder At Checkmate Manor".
And just in case the audience should get bored there's a Film and Fashion Show and Murder
Mystery Quiz complete with Prize. The crunch comes in the denouement when the "murderer",
about to be revealed, has to rush home to bandage up an injured daughter. But Mrs. Reece,
doyenne of the group, rises above the slings and arrows of outrageous dramatics to save
the situation and provide the final inventive twist.