A Blow to the Head
by Gary Simpson

At Old Town Grammar School, the headmaster is about to hang up his cap and gown. Not everyone will be unhappy to see him leave: during his time at the school he has been a strict disciplinarian and made more than his fair share of enemies. Amongst the guests at his farewell party there are some familiar faces and at least one who plans to make his retirement permanent...


William Masterson The victim
Rosemary Masterson His wife
Robert Stephens The deputy headmaster
Joyce Williams The school secretary
Geoffrey Anderson The sports master
Murray Evans The ex-head boy
Janice Evans The ex-head girl
Inspector Foot of the Yard An officer of the law

Possible endings: 3

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