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The Last Seance by Agatha Christie
Dramatised by Paul Kember
Directed by Dirk Maggs
Produced by Bruce Hyman
An Above the Title Production for BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4 - 24 March 2003


Paul Kember’s contemporary adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Last Seance is a highly topical thriller with an all-star cast. Set in England, but against the backdrop of international turmoil, this chilling story focuses on a young woman whose life has been devastated by the war in Afghanistan. Having lost her husband and only child, she turns to an Irish couple who may be able to offer her a chance of salvation: the promise of a miracle. But dark forces are at work,and the price paid for such a miracle may be too much to bear.


  • Rebecca Saire as Rasha
  • Dervla Kirwan as Bridget
  • Adrian Dunbar as Declan
  • Andrew Sachs as Mr Weiss
  • Rupert Degas as Patrick
  • Cate Hamer as Colleen
  • Paul Kember as Sergeant
  • Montana Thompson as Meena