Columbo – Prescription Murder

by William Link & Richard L. Levinson
Directed by Neil Fisher

See the play that launched one of the most famous TV detective series – Columbo. First performed in San Francisco in 1962, Prescription Murder went on to become the pilot for the TV show which ran for 69 episodes and collected 13 Emmys and 2 Golden Globes.

Prescription Murder contains all the classic Columbo ingredients in a fast moving plot, full of twists and suspense.

The story revolves around Dr. Roy Fleming, a brilliant psychiatrist, his mistress and his neurotic wife. Despite a ‘perfect’ alibi can the supposedly shambolic Columbo crack the case?

Cast List

Roy Flemming David Ford
Claire Flemming Carey Brown
Susan Hudson Ruth Carden
Miss Petrie Heather Sims Lucas
Lieutenant Columbo Scott Peters
Dave Gordon Paul Bonnici
Officer Krupke Alfred Knightbridge


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