‘Redhead’ is a murder mystery musical taking place in London in the early 1900s. After a young actress has been murdered, the Simpson Sisters’ Waxworks puts on an exhibit showing the known events of the murder. The exhibit angers actor Tom Baxter, who greatly liked the deceased young actress. The Simpsons’ niece, Essie, quickly falls in love with Tom. In order to gain his attention, she falsely states that she has been attacked by the murderer. In the end, the murderer is found and Essie and Tom are married.