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Afternoon at the Seaside - Short Play, Melodrama

Afternoon at the Seaside

Agatha Christie

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Short Play, Melodrama

7m, 5f

ISBN: 9780573702426

A siren in a bikini, ogling men, and envious women provide the perfect undercurrents for theft.

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Description

Short Play

Melodrama

Mystery/Thriller

Settings Of Play - A summer afternoon at the beach at Little-Slippyng-on-Sea. 

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Exterior Set

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

The scene is a seashore resort. Among the characters: a siren in a bikini, ogling men and envious women. The undercurrents are perfect for theft. At the very end the wanton siren emerges as a policewoman who solves the otherwise perfect crime.


A part of The Rule of Three -  A series of one-act plays involving murder, theft and deception at home and abroad.

Presented by Peter Saunders at the Duchess Theatre, London on the 20th of December, 1962. 
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7m, 5f

BOB WHEELER
NOREEN SOMERS
ARTHUR SOMERS
GEORGE CRUM
MRS. CRUM
A MOTHER
A YOUNG MAN
BEACH ATTENDANT
MRS. GUNNER (MOM)
PERCY GUNNER
THE BEAUTY
INSPECTOR FOLEY
Author
Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) is the author not only of The Mousetrap, the longest running stage production in history but also Witness for the Prosecution and And Then There Were None to name but a few of her greatest stage successes. Her novels have sold more than 2 billion copies around the world, and she is only outsold by the Bible and Shakespeare. Born in 1890, in Torquay, Devon, England, to ... view full profile

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