James Brent receives a chilling telephone call seemingly from beyond the grave. His dead wife, Fay, is waiting for him at the very place she met her grisly end. At his new wife’s insistence, they go to meet her as requested and in the process discover a terrifying and disturbing truth.
"The detective story, against all probability, seems to be coming back to radio." - Frederick Laws, The Listener, reviewing the 1960 BBC Radio broadcast
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Agatha Christie's Radio and Television Plays
April 16, 2019
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- Time Period: 1950s
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: The action moves from the living room of James Brent to a platform at Newton Abbot station.
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
The play was first broadcast on the BBC Radio Light Programme in 1954 and has been performed live on stage as part of an evening of Christie radio plays in the United Kingdom, Australia, the USA and China.