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Agatha Christie

Radio Play, Melodrama  /  2f, 7m

A short radio play for live performance featuring Hercule Poirot.
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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 7m
  • Duration
    Duration
    30 minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description

A distressed phone call from a mystery woman brings Hercule Poirot to the hotel Jardin des Cygnes, where a man commemorates the four-year anniversary of his wife’s sudden death – a death under very suspicious circumstances that Poirot himself witnessed. Gathered is everyone present on that fateful night and now Poirot must find a killer in the midst, before they strike again.  

Part of the live radio triple bill Murder in the Studio which also includes Butter in a Lordly Dish and Personal Call

Also a part of  A Poirot Double Bill which also includes The Wasp's Nest.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Dinner Theatre
  • Professional Theatre

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
    Performance rights for this title are currently withdrawn.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: The action takes place in restaurant of the hotel Jardin des Cygnes. 
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

2f, 7m
Cast Attributes
HERCULE POIROT
PAULINE WEATHERBY
SEÑORA LOLA VALDEZ
BARTON RUSSELL
ANTHONY CHAPPELL
STEPHEN CARTER
WAITER
CLOAKROOM ATTENDANT
COMPÉRE

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ON BREAKING CHARACTER

Great Roles in Agatha Christie Plays
Chris Chan
April 16, 2019

Agatha Christie's Radio and Television Plays
Chris Chan
April 16, 2019

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Authors

Agatha Christie

Visit The Agatha Christie Collection for more content, licensing information, and more about Christie's work. Agatha Christie (1890-1976) is the author not only of

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