The Secret Adversary

by  Agatha Christie, Sarah Punshon, Johann Hari

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 4f

Two friends Tommy and Tuppence meet at a restaurant and as they are trying to dine and dash, they somehow get caught up in a crime that could ruin the country.

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    Cast Size

    4m, 4f
  • Duration


    120 minutes (2 hours)
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  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

While making a hasty exit due to a failed dine and dash attempt, Tuppence puts her foot in her mouth and referes to herself coincidentally as Jane Fish, they learn from an Intelligence agent that Jane Fish is actually a missing person who is highly sought after because she held a union treaty between several countries that could spark a new World War. It's up to Tuppence and her friend Tommy to find this woman, find out who is behind the crime before the evil man finds the document first. After splitting up and resolving sections of the crime the culprit turns out to be the Intelligence agent who gave them details to the crime in the first place. The duo save the day and by the end of the play get engaged.
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Friendship, Love, War



  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance



  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)


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  • Ensemble cast
  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
  • Expandable casting



Agatha Christie

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Sarah Punshon

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