It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Soldier Island an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As members of the party start to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other.
Agatha Christie's darkest thriller
Did You Know?
The novel which this mini-series is based on has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. It is Agatha Christie
's best-selling novel and also the world's best-selling mystery. See more
Near the end, when Vera drops the gun (to the accompaniment of a loud crash) the barrel of the gun wiggles, proving that it is rubber. See more
The opening credits removes an actor's credit when their character has been murdered. See more
Originally aired as three 60-minute episodes on BBC1 in the UK. It was later re-edited into two 2-hour episodes for it's airing on Lifetime network in the US. See more
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