Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Savoy Theatre, London (1)

Spider’s Web

(1954)

Play
| Stars: Felix Aylmer, Harold Scott, Myles Eason

A diplomat’s wife has to dispose of a corpse before her husband brings home an important politician

This lighthearted comedy-thriller was written by Agatha Christie expressly for Margaret Lockwood. She played the role of a diplomat’s wife who finds that she has to dispose of an unexpected corpse in the library before her husband brings an important foreign politician home to dinner.

Margaret Lockwood at Agatha Christie.

Cast

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British actor Felix Aylmer wears a white dinner jacket and bow tie
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Sir Rowland Delahaye
Harold Scott
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Hugo Birch
Myles Eason
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Jeremy Warrender
Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
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Clarissa Hailsham-Brown
Margaret Barton
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Pippa Hailsham-Brown
Judith Furse
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Mildred Peake
Sidney Monckton
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Elgin
Charles Morgan
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Oliver Costello
John Warwick
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Henry Hailsham-Brown
Campbell Singer
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Inspector Lord
Desmond Llewelyn
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Constable Jones
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News

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Cast photo from the 2009 revival by the Agatha Christie Theatre Company of Agatha Christie’s play, Spider’s Web

New production of Spider’s Web goes on tour

Date posted

Agatha Christie’s play, originally written for Margaret Lockwood, restaged and sent on a British tour.

Pictures

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Margaret Lockwood, Myles Eason and Margaret Barton in Spider’s Web, which celebrates its first anniversary at the Savoy Theatre on 14th December, 1955
Theatre World magazine featuring Spider’s Web.
Poster for Spider’s Web (1954) (2)
Poster for Spider’s Web (1954) (1)
Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Savoy Theatre, London (4)
Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Savoy Theatre, London (3)
Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Savoy Theatre, London (2)
Plays and Players magazine with Margaret Lockwood in Spider’s Web.  10th January, 1955.
Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Golders Green Hippodrome, London (1)
Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool (1)
Photograph from Spider’s Web (1954) (2)
Photograph from Spider’s Web (1954) (1)
Programme from Spider’s Web (1954) at the Savoy Theatre, London (1)

Production

Peter Saunders (Presented by), Wallace Douglas (Director), Michael Weight (Setting)