“Milkshake Murderer” Nancy Kissel, then 41, leaves the High Court during her 2005 murder trial in Hong Kong. Theatre company Sweet and Sour Productions is staging readings of a play inspired by her crime. Photo: AFP
“Milkshake Murderer” Nancy Kissel, then 41, leaves the High Court during her 2005 murder trial in Hong Kong. Theatre company Sweet and Sour Productions is staging readings of a play inspired by her crime. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong’s Milkshake Murder inspires a stage play, Distressed Asset – a story of love, hate, drugs and death

  • Nancy Kissel drugged her husband with a milkshake, bludgeoned him to death and rolled his body in a carpet. She was convicted of murder and jailed for life
  • Candice Moore, founder of a Hong Kong theatre company, has created a stage show inspired by the murder. She recalls her fascination with the case

“Milkshake Murderer” Nancy Kissel, then 41, leaves the High Court during her 2005 murder trial in Hong Kong. Theatre company Sweet and Sour Productions is staging readings of a play inspired by her crime. Photo: AFP
“Milkshake Murderer” Nancy Kissel, then 41, leaves the High Court during her 2005 murder trial in Hong Kong. Theatre company Sweet and Sour Productions is staging readings of a play inspired by her crime. Photo: AFP
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