Yellow Iris

by  Agatha Christie

Radio Play, Melodrama  /  7m, 2f

A short radio play for live performance featuring Hercule Poirot.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

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.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

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

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

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 Prosecutio ...

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