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Afternoon at the Seaside

  • Agatha Christie
  • Short Play, Mystery/Thriller, Melodrama
  • 7M, 5F
  • ISBN: 9780573702426

A part of The Rule of Three - A series of one-act plays involving murder, theft and deception at home and abroad.

  • Short Play
  • Mystery/Thriller, Melodrama

  • Target Audience: Teen (Age 14 - 18), Adult
  • Set Requirements: Exterior Set

  • Performance Group:
  • Dinner Theatre, Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups, College Theatre / Student
The scene is a seashore resort. Among the characters: a siren in a bikini, ogling men and envious women. The undercurrents are perfect for theft. At the very end, the wanton siren emerges as a policewoman who solves the otherwise perfect crime.

A part of The Rule of Three - A series of one-act plays involving murder, theft and deception at home and abroad.

Premiere Production: Presented by Peter Saunders at the Duchess Theatre, London on the 20th of December, 1962.
  • Casting: 7M, 5F

  • BOB WHEELER
    NOREEN SOMERS
    ARTHUR SOMERS
    GEORGE CRUM
    MRS. CRUM
    A MOTHER
    A YOUNG MAN
    BEACH ATTENDANT
    MRS. GUNNER (MOM)
    PERCY GUNNER
    THE BEAUTY
    INSPECTOR FOLEY
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    The scene is a seashore resort. Among the characters: a siren in a bikini, ogling men and envious women. The undercurrents are perfect for theft. At the very end, the wanton siren emerges as a policewoman who solves the otherwise perfect crime.

    A part of The Rule of Three - A series of one-act plays involving murder, theft and deception at home and abroad.

    Presented by Peter Saunders at the Duchess Theatre, London on the 20th of December, 1962.

    $24.95