Peril at End House

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Peril at End House (1940) is a two-act play adapted by Arnold Ridley (1896-1984) [1] from the book (1932) by Agatha Christie (1890-1976).

Performance history in South Africa

In 1987 it was directed by Rex Garner for Pieter Toerien Productions and staged at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town. The cast consisted of Bill Flynn (Hercule Poirot), Martin Bailie (Captain Hastings), Jocelyn Broderick (Frances Rice), Eleni Cousins (Maggie/Janet Buckley), Errol Hart (Terry Ord), Margaret Heale (Mrs. Croft), Christine le Brocq (Ellen), Paddy Lyster (Inspector Weston), Don Maguire (Commander Challenger - in Cape Town), Ralph Draper (Commander Challenger - in Johannesburg), Grant Preston (Charles Vyse), Malcolm Terrey (Stanley Croft) and Gaynor Young (Nicky Buckley). The lighting was by Jannie Swanepoel and the sets designed and painted by Kay Page.

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