- Collins, London, Jul. 1944
- Dodd, Mead, New York, Jun. 1944
- Collier's Weekly, May.6-20 1944 as 'Come and Be Hanged'
What is the connection between a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player?
To the casual observer, apparently nothing. But when a houseparty gathers at Gull's Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head.
Prologue: November 19th
"Open the Door and Here are the People"
Snow White and Red Rose
A fine Italian Hand
Mary Aldin, Miss Amphrey, Susperintendent Battle, Sylvia Battle, Load Cornelly, Detective Sergeant Jones, Ted Latimer, Inspector James Leach, Andrew MacWhirter, Olive Parsons, Thomas Royde, Andrey Strange, Kay Strange, Nevile Strange, Lady Camilla Tressilian, Mr. Treves
Towards Zero (Play)
Full Length Play / Melodrama(Mystery/Thriller) / 120 minutes
dramatised by herself and Gerald Verner at the St.James's Theatre, London, 1956.
Presented by Peter Saunders at the St James's Theatre, London, on 4th September 1956, with the following cast of characters: (in the order of their appearance)
|THOMAS ROYDE||Cyril Raymond|
|KAY STRANGE||Mary Law|
|MARY ALDIN||Gillian Lind|
|MATHEW TREVES||Frederick Leister|
|NEVILE STRANGE||George Baker|
|LADY TRESSILIAN||Janet Barrow|
|AUDREY STRANGE||Gwen Cherrell|
|TED LATIMER||Michael Scott|
|SUPERINTENDENT BATTLE||William Kendall|
|INSPECTOR LEACH||Max Brimmell|
|PC BENSON||Michael Nightingale|
Directed by Murray MacDonald
Decor by Michael Weight
Towards Zero (Play - Outdoor)
Full Length Play / Melodrama / More than 120 minutes
Peter da Costa,
Films & TV
- Verso l'ora zero, IT, 1980
- TV drama list
- Towards Zero, ITV/UK, 2008
- Agatha Christie's MARPLE Season 3
- L'Heure zéro, FR, 2007
- Film list