A leading drama group that has been entertaining people in Windsor for more than 80 years has taken a massive and risky leap into the future - and it is paying off.

Windsor Theatre Guild has not been able to stage a show for over a year due to the Corona virus.

The future looked bleak - until Guild member David Chapman, 50, of River Way, Windsor had a brainwave.

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Now the the group will be presenting his play The Tyttefield Manor Murders on Zoom Webinar - providing a live theatrical event to cheer audiences up at the end of a long miserable Covid dominated January.

The show costs only £5 per connection, with one connection able to include all the people in one home bubble. To get a quality package from Zoom the Guild is limiting the connections to 50 per night.

Once registered, audience members will get a follow up message closer to the performance with details of how to connect on the night and some fun interactive amusement.

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It took David four weeks to write The Tyttefield Manor Murders - a saucy 'carry on' of a tale about the sinister events at the home of Lord and Lady Tytteshire.

It features a group of 1920s style characters with names like Antonia Manorborn, Algernon Bigglesworth, Penny Smallpiece and Mrs Throttlesnake.

Expect murder, mayhem and a great number of double entendres.

Tickets are selling fast but it all presents a massive technical challenge to David, his actors and his technical team.

One of his team is Alicia Coker - a previous star attraction in Guild shows - this time helping behind the scenes.

She said: "In a way this has been a real chance for the Guild to bring itself up to date and to embrace technology, not just by staging the show on Zoom but by using social media to publicise it."

The Tyttesfield Manor Murders will be staged online via Zoom on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, January 21, 22, and 23; and Thursday, Friday, Saturday, January 28, 29 and 30 at 8 pm. Tickets for the show are a modestly priced £5 available on www.ticketsource.co.uk/wtg