Butter in a Lordly Dish - Play

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  • 2017

A tense one act thriller that’s contains one of Christie’s most gruesome murders.

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Sir Luke Enderby, eminent prosecution barrister and seasoned womaniser, bites off more than he can chew, when the case of a serial killer comes back to haunt him. A tense one act thriller that’s contains one of Christie’s most gruesome murders.

The bloodcurdling scream of a dying man in one of Agatha Christie’s most gruesome murder plots.
Jack Malvern, The Times

The title is a Biblical reference from Judges, 5:25, in which Jael confronts Sisera: "He asked water, and she gave him milk: she brought forth butter in a lordly dish." The play was first broadcast on the BBC Radio Light Programme in 1948 and has been performed live on stage as part of an evening of Christie radio plays in the United Kingdom, Australia, the USA and China.

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