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Agatha Christie's "The Hollow"

21 Nov - 01 Dec 2018

The Hollow by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie’s The Hollow is a brilliant murder mystery set in a classic English country house in 1936.  A weekend gathering at The Hollow, Sir Henry Angkatell’s place just outside of London, goes deathly awry.

While guests unpack, dress for dinner and partake in pre-dinner cocktails, the good-looking Dr. John Cristow finds himself surrounded by an old flame, his wife and his current mistress, all of whom fan their smouldering desires toward him.  The festive weekend comes to a screeching halt when a guest is suddenly murdered. Everyone has opportunities and motives. It is the charming Inspector Colquhoun and his down-to-earth assistant Sergeant Penny who must try to follow Christie’s well-crafted twists and turns to unmask the killer.

Review by Brett Johansen for What’s Up Christchurch

Cast Henrietta Angkatell: Briana McZant
Sir Henry Angkatell: Mike MacLeod
Lady Angkatell: Elayne Buckler
Midge Harvey: Bernadette Richardson
Gudgeon: John Jefferies
Edward Angkatell: Mark Darbyshire
Doris: Lucy Webb
Gerda Cristow: Elizabeth Woods
John Cristow: Graeme Randle
Veronica Craye: Jenny Hargreaves
Inspector Colquhoun: John Ashton
Sergeant Penny: William Morgan

Director: Julian Anderson
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