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Inquest (play)

Inquest is a 1931 British mystery play written by Michael Barringer. It was first staged as the Windmill Theatre's first performance in 1931,[1] and was later adapted into films in 1931[2] and 1939. [3]

A young widow is suspected or murdering her husband by the coroner. To prove her innocence she enlists the help of a leading King's Counsel, who reluctantly agrees to assist her but soon becomes convinced of her innocence. Together they hunt down the real murderer.


  1. ^ "The Windmill Theatre, Great Windmill Street, London, W.1". Retrieved 2010-03-12. 
  2. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | INQUEST (1931)". 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 
  3. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | INQUEST (1940)". 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2010-03-12.