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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd MS6000

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Adapted by Philip Grecian. Based on the novel by Agatha Christie.

Product Code: MS6000

  • Full-length Play
  • Drama | Melodrama
  • Cast size: 7 to 8m., 5w.

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

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Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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In the small village of King’s Abbot, before she commits suicide, Mrs. Ferrars admits to her fiancé, Roger Ackroyd, that she had murdered her husband a year earlier. Ackroyd relays the information to the village doctor James Sheppard, revealing that the woman was being blackmailed to keep the murder a secret. Later, Ackroyd himself is murdered as he sits in his study, and Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is called out of retirement to investigate. Poirot engages Sheppard’s help to find the killer, referring to the doctor as his “Watson.” Every servant and acquaintance in the household at the time of Ackroyd’s murder has something to hide—but who did it? And why?


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  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code MS6000
  • Cast Size 12
  • Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 120 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre | Professional Theatre
  • Genre Drama | Melodrama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619593053
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.


Location City State Opens Closes
Long Beach Playhouse Long Beach California 1/10/2025 2/8/2025


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