Murder in the Studio
Collection / Anthology, Melodrama / 9m, 5f
A colllection of three radio plays including a Poirot story for live performance comprising Personal Call, Yellow Iris, Butter in a Lordly Dish.
Yellow Iris marked Hercule Poirot's debut appearance on radio in which the famous detective is called to the hotel Jardin des Cygnes to solve an old case in which a cold-blooded killer escaped justice and slipped through his fingers.
Butter in a Lordly Dish sees eminent prosecution barrister Sir Luke Enderby get his comeuppance in one of Christie's most gruesome and horrifying murders.
REVIEWS"Radio owes much to Agatha Christie. For more than 60 years, her whodunnits have been shaped into afternoon plays, classic serials and Saturday-night dramas that defend the moral order, stimulate the grey cells and please a literate Radio 4 audience."- Paul Donovan, Sunday Times
- Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
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- Time Period: 1950s, 1940s / WWII, 1930s
- Duration: 90 minutes
PERSONAL CALL - The action moves from the living room of James Brent to a platform at Newton Abbot station.
YELLOW IRIS - The action takes place in restaurant of the hotel Jardin des Cygnes.
BUTTER IN A LORDLY DISH - 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: Period Costumes
SEÑORA LOLA VALDEZ
BUTTER IN A LORDLY DISH
SIR LUKE ENDERBY Q.C.