Summary

Dreams of stardom had lured Martyn Tarne from faraway New Zealand to make the dreary, soul-destroying round of West End agents and managers in search of work.
The Vulcan Theatre had been her last forlorn hope, and now, driven by sheer necessity, she was glad to accept the humble job of dresser to its leading lady. And then came the eagerly awaited opening night.
To Martyn the night brought a strange turn of the wheel of fortune - but to one distinguished member of the cast it was to bring sudden and unforeseen death....
©1951 Original Text of 1951 by Ngaio Marsh (P)2015 Hachette Audio
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Critic reviews

"Miss Marsh at her best...she is thoroughly at home in the wings with a pack of actors locked in the grip of rehearsals and jealous intrigue." ( New Statesman)
"Miss Marsh’s best yet." ( Observer)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Thomas on 12-02-18

fabulously read with amazing voices

the reader represents cast of actors beautifully with expression nuance and great differentiation of both male and female voices

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jamie Kopp on 31-08-17

love this series

Where does Opening Night rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

All of is series are great. It ranks in the top 10.

What did you like best about this story?

The characters are richly described.

What does James Saxon bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I am an auditory learner so these are wonderful.

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Please continue this series.

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