Miss Tulip Stays The Night. Kate (Diana Dors).

Miss Tulip Stays The Night

1955 British comedy film about a murder. Stars Diana Dors, Patrick Holt, Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, A.E. Matthews and others.

Miss Tulip Stays The Night. Image shows from L to R: Andrew Dax (Patrick Holt), Kate (Diana Dors).

Miss Tulip Stays The Night

Murder mystery comedy. A couple are suspected of murder when a visitor to their rented cottage is found shot dead

Diana Dors, Patrick Holt, Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, A.E. Matthews, Joss Ambler, Ida Patlansky, George Roderick and others
John O. Douglas
Leslie Arliss
John O. Douglas

Murder mystery novelist Andrew Dax is up against a deadline, so his wife Kate arranges for them to hire a country cottage and get away from all distractions.

Arriving late after suffering a breakdown, the couple have barely sat down before hearing an insistent knocking at the door, and the entry of Millicent Tulip. Her own car having broken down directly outside the property, and scared after apparently receiving a string of threatening letters, she plays on the Dax's sense of kindly hospitality for the night.

Come morning, however, Kate is horrified to discover Miss Tulip dead in their living room - and not simply dead, but murdered. When the police arrive, they're quick to apportion blame, and it's heading straight in Andrew's direction.

Production Details

UK certificate
68 minutes
Release date

Grand Alliance

Production company
Black and white
Laugh track

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Saturday 21st January 2017 at 10:00am on London Live

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