Brighton, England. 1963. Change is in the air, and Francis Henshall. Fired from a skiffle band is in search of work. He finds himself employed by small-time gangster Roscoe Crabbe, in town to collect a fee from his fiancée’s gangster father.
Set in the early 1940s, Arsenic tells the story of newspaper drama critic Mortimer Brewster, who is anxious to marry his fiancée, the girl‐next‐door and a minister’s daughter, Elaine. But standing between them is the wackiest, weirdest family tree that ever grew!