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A short radio play for live performance featuring Hercule Poirot.

The performance rights for this title are currently withdrawn.

  • Short Play
  • Melodrama
  • 30 minutes

  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Target Audience: Adult
  • Set Requirements: Interior Set

  • Performance Group:
  • Dinner Theatre, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre
A distressed phone call from a mystery woman brings Hercule Poirot to the hotel Jardin des Cygnes, where a man commemorates the four-year anniversary of his wife's sudden death -- a death under very suspicious circumstances that Poirot himself witnessed. Gathered is everyone present on that fateful night and now Poirot must find a killer in the midst, before they strike again.

Part of the live radio triple bill Murder in the Studio, which includes Butter in a Lordly Dish and Personal Call.

Also part of A Poirot Double Bill which also includes The Wasp's Nest.

  • Casting: 7M, 2F

  • HERCULE POIROT
    PAULINE WEATHERBY
    SEÑORA LOLA VALDEZ
    BARTON RUSSELL
    ANTHONY CHAPPELL
    STEPHEN CARTER
    WAITER
    CLOAKROOM ATTENDANT
    COMPÉRE