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Butter in a Lordly Dish - Radio Play, Melodrama

Butter in a Lordly Dish

Agatha Christie

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Radio Play, Melodrama

3m, 5f

ISBN: PMS0000000237

A dark and gruesome one-act radio play for live performance.

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$19.95
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Description

Radio Play

Melodrama

30 minutes

Time Period - 1940s / WWII

Settings Of Play - The action moves from the London homes of Mrs. Petter and Sir Luke Enderby to a country cottage in the remote village of Warning Halt.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Period Costumes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre

Sir Luke Enderby, eminent prosecution barrister and seasoned womaniser, bites off more than he can chew, when the case of a serial killer comes back to haunt him. A tense one act thriller that’s contains one of Christie’s most gruesome murders.  

Part of the live radio triple bill Murder in the Studio which also comprises Yellow Iris and Personal Call.

REVIEWS

“The bloodcurdling scream of a dying man in one of Agatha Christie’s most gruesome murder plots.” - Jack Malvern, The Times

Characters

CASTING

3m, 5f

SIR LUKE ENDERBY Q.C.
LADY ENDERBY
JULIA KEENE
SUSAN WARREN
MRS. PETTER
FLORRIE PETTER
HAYWARD
A PORTER
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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