Act 1, Scene 1* Giles and Mollie Ralston are introduced as innkeepers of Monkswell Manor. * Giles and Mollie are nervous about their new business. * The winter weather has the couple concerned about their guests who are due to arrive soon. * There is news of a murder on the radio. * The first three guests to arrive are Christopher Wren, Major Metcalf, and Mrs. Boyle. * Miss Casewell and Mr. Paravicini are the next guests to arrive. * Mrs. Boyle complains about everything. * Christopher Wren exhibits strange behavior. * The guests are shown to their rooms. * The group discusses the murder of Mrs. Maureen Lyon.
Act 1, Scene 2* Mrs. Boyle continues to complain about Monkswell Manor. * It becomes clear that no one likes Mrs. Boyle. * Miss Casewell annoys Mrs. Boyle. * Detective Sergeant Trotter arrives on skis. * Christopher Wren chats with Miss Casewell. * Mrs. Boyle doubts Wren's reputation. * The guests are questioned by Detective Sergeant Trotter. * Major...
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