An L.A. Theatre Works commissioned adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie “whodunit.” Adapted from the novel by Kate McAll. In Christie’s clever and beautifully crafted tale, Detective Hercule Poirot receives an urgent letter from Paul Renauld summoning him to France. Upon their arrival, Poirot and his companion, Arthur Hastings, find they are too late. Plus, to complicate things further, certain facts just don’t add up. Original Music by John Biddle. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in April 2021. Director: Anna Lyse Erikson Producing Director: Susan Albert Loewenberg An L.A. Theatre Works Full-Cast Performance Featuring: Edita Brychta as Madame Renauld and Francoise Kevin Daniels as Detective Giraud Anna Lyse Erikson as Leonie Simon Helberg as Captain Hastings Adhir Kalyan as Jack Renauld Alfred Molina as Hercule Poirot Darren Richardson as Sergeant, Doctor, and others Jocelyn Towne as Cinderella and Marthe Daubreuil Joanne Whalley as Madame Daubreuil Matthew Wolf as Monsieur Hautet Senior Producer: Anna Lyse Erikson Prepared for Audio by: Mark Holden Sound Designers: Andrea Allmond, Charles Carroll Recording Engineer: Neil Wogensen Editor and Mixer: Charles Carroll for The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood Senior Radio Producer: Ronn Lipkin Foley Artist: Jeff Gardner
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About Agatha Christie
Dame Agatha Christie (1890–1976) was a British crime writer best known for her detective novels and short stories. According to Guinness World Records, she is the bestselling novelist of all time, her novels having sold over two billion copies and having been translated into more than one hundred languages. The Agatha Award for best mystery and crime writers was named in her honor.
About the Narrators
Alfred Molina is an actor and winner of numerous Earphones Awards for audiobook narration. His films include Spiderman II, Frida, Magnolia, Chocolat, Boogie Nights, The Perez Family, Maverick, Enchanted April, Not Without My Daughter, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Prick Up Your Ears. He has appeared extensively on British and American television, including the TV series Bram & Alice and Ladies’ Man. He received a Tony Award nomination, a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award for his performance in Art on Broadway. He also performed on Broadway in Molly Sweeney and in Speed the Plow for the National Theatre in London.
Matthew Wolf has worked extensively as a voice, theater, radio, and television actor. He has appeared in many productions on the London stage, including the title role in a sell-out production of Macbeth alongside Twilight star Robert Pattinson. He is also the official voice of Thor for Mavel Studios’ animated films Hulk Vs. Thor and Thor: Tales of Asgard. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is also producing with his production company, Cool Hand International.
Edita Brychta was born in Prague but grew up in London, having fled the 1968 Russian occupation of Czechoslovakia. Shetrained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and went on to play leading roles in numerous theater productions, including the long-running West End production of Daisy Pulls It Off. Among her notable television credits are the award winning shows The Escape and The Britoil Affair.
Simon Templeman is a British actor who frequently voices vampire characters in video games, most notably Kain from the Legacy of Kain video game series.
Moira Quirk, a British actress and Earphones Award–winning narrator, co-narrated Ben Bova’s Mercury and has narrated other popular audiobooks for which she received Audie Award nominations. She is a successful comedian and can be heard on Nickelodeon’s cartoon My Life as a Teenage Robot as well as in The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd, The Wild Thornberrys Feature, and Serendipity, among others. She has also lent her voice to several video games, including Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction and Haunting Ground.