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Author: Agatha Christie — Genre: Melodrama — Background and Summary — Christie wrote this play in 1958 for the stage. This is the last of her dramatic works, which she valued considerably more than critics who compared this play to her other efforts. […]

On Borrowed Time

Background and Summary – On Borrowed Time is a two-act fantasy adapted from the novel of the same name by Lawrence E. Watkin. The play was originally produced in 1938, but the time period could be deemed contemporary, although the dialogue may somewhat convey the flavor of the early Twentieth Century. Plot – The cast consists of fifteen characters (12 male and 3 female), primary of which are Pud, a young boy, Julian Northrup (Gramps […]