Towards Zero (Outdoor)

by  Agatha Christie

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  8m, 5f

A clifftop murder mystery set entirely outdoors.

Read more +

Towards Zero (Outdoor)

by  Agatha Christie

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    8m, 5f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

When a house party gathers at Gull's Point, the seaside home of Lady Tressilian, Neville Strange finds himself caught between his old wife Audrey and his new flame Kay.  A nail-biting thriller, the play probes the psychology of jealousy in the shadow of a savage and brutal murder.  With reflections as well on suicide, depression and redemption, the play is a layered drama of piercing intelligence. 

A stage version of this story set inside the clifftop house is also available here.

Read more +

Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting: The action of the play takes place in the garden and terrace of Lady Tressilian's clifftop house, Gull's Nest.
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Casting

8m, 5f
O’DONNELL
THOMAS ROYDE
KAY STRANGE
NEVILLE STRANGE
LADY TRESSILIAN
JANET COLLIER (COLLIE)
MacGREGOR
AUDREY STRANGE
ANGUS McWHIRTER
PETER DA COSTA
INSPECTOR LEACH
SERGEANT HARVEY
DR. WILSON
See all +

More

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 ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences