Appointment with Death
To Richard and Myra Mallock
to remind them of their journey to Petra
UK
Collins, London, May. 1938
Daily Mail, Jan.19-Feb.19 1938 as 'A Date with Death'
US
Dodd Mead, New York, 1938
Collier's Weekly, Aug.28-Oct.23 1937

Plot

Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sat the corpse of Mrs Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist was the only sign of the fatal injection that had killed her.
With only 24 hours available to solve the mystery, Hercules Poirot recalled a chance remark he'd overheard back in Jerusalem: 'You do see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?' Mrs Boynton was, indeed, the most detestable woman he'd ever met ...

Characters

Emily Boynton, Lennox Boynton, Nadine Boynton, Raymond Boynton, Carol Boynton, Ginevra Boynton, Jefferson Cope, Dr.Sarah King, Lady Westholme, Colonel Carbury, Hercule Poirot

Appointment with Death (play)

Full Length Play / Drama(Mystery/Thriller) / More than 120 minutes
dramatised by Agatha Christie
Presented at the Piccadilly Theatre, London, on 31st March 1945, with the following cast of characters: (in the order of their appearance)

MRS BOYNTONMary Clare
GINEVRA BOYNTONDeryn Kerbey
LENNOX BOYNTONIan Labbock
NADINE BOYNTONBeryl Machin
LIFT BOYJohn Clennon
AFDERMAN HIGGSPercy Walsh
CLEARKAnthony Dorset
BEDOUIN
LADY WESTHOLMEJanet Burnell
MISS PRYCEJoan Hickson
DR GERARDGerard Hinze
SARAH KINGCarla Lehmann
JEFFERSON COPEAlan Sedgwick
RAYMOND BOYNTONJohn Wynn
DRAGOMANHarold Berens
COLONEL CARBERYOwen Reynolds
LADY VISITORCherry Herbert
HOTEL VISITORCorinne Whitehouse, Joseph Blanehard

The play derected by Terence de Marney

Synopsis of scenes

ACT I
The lounge of the KingSolomon Hotel, Jerusalem. Afternoon
ACT II
SCENE 1 The Traveller's Camp at Petra. Early afternoon. A week later
SCENE 2 The same. Three hours later
ACT III
SCENE 1 The same. The following morning
SCENE 2 The same. The same afternoon.
Time: the present
 

Films & TV

Appointment with Death, CBS/US, 1951
TV drama list
Appointment with Death, UK, 1988
Film list
Appointment with Death, ITV/UK, 2009
Agahta Christie's POIROT XI

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