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Butter in a Lordly Dish

  • Agatha Christie
  • Short Play, Melodrama, 1940s / WWII
  • 3M, 5F
  • ISBN: 9780573116872

A dark and gruesome one-act radio play for live performance.

  • Short Play
  • Melodrama
  • 30 minutes

  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII
  • Target Audience: Adult
  • Set Requirements: Unit Set/Multiple Settings

  • Performance Group:
  • High School/Secondary, Dinner Theatre, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre
Sir Luke Enderby, eminent prosecution barrister and seasoned womaniser, bites off more than he can chew, when the case of a serial killer comes back to haunt him. A tense one-act thriller that contains one of Christie's most gruesome murders.

Part of the live radio triple bill Murder in the Studio which also comprises Yellow Iris and Personal Call.

REVIEWS:

"The bloodcurdling scream of a dying man in one of Agatha Christie's most gruesome murder plots."

 Jack Malvern, The Times

  • Casting: 3M, 5F

  • SIR LUKE ENDERBY Q.C.
    LADY ENDERBY
    JULIA KEENE
    SUSAN WARREN
    MRS. PETTER
    FLORRIE PETTER
    HAYWARD
    A PORTER