A Daughter's A Daughter

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A Daughter's A Daughter at the Trafalgar Studios in London previewed 14 December 2009, opened 15 December 2009, closed 9 January 2010.

A major production of Agatha Christie's drama A Daughter's A Daughter in London for a strictly limited season of just 29 performances starring Jenny Seagrove and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Written by Agatha Christie under the pen-name 'Mary Westmacott', this is the first full-scale production in London's West End of this rare Christie masterpiece since its stage premiere in 1954.

Brimming with Agatha Christie's brilliant wit, A Daughter's A Daughter is a gripping psychological drama tells the tale of a mother and her daughter as they strive to find happiness in 1940s Britain. Returning home from the Second World War, Sarah convinces her mother to 'live life to the hilt', and ditch her fiance Richard. Meanwhile Sarah has become involved with cad Lawrence and feels the need to marry him in order to please her mother. Will Ann and Sarah make life decisions based on the other's wishes?

A Daughter's A Daughter is a must for all Agatha Christie fans. Published in 1952, the same year as Christie's thriller The Mousetrap opened in London's West End, A Daughter's A Daughter was the fifth novel that Agatha Christie wrote under the name 'Mary Westmacott', the others being Giant's Bread (published 1930); Unfinished Portrait (1934); Absent in the Spring (1944); The Rose and the Yew Tree (1948); and The Burden (1956).

The cast for A Daughter's A Daughter in London features Jenny Seagrove, Honeysuckle Weeks, Tracey Childs and Simon Dutton. The production is presented by The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, by special arrangement with the author's estate.

A Daughter's A Daughter in London at the Trafalgar Studios previews from 14 December 2009, opens on 15 December 2009 and closes on 9 January 2010.