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 GWR open carriage used by some of the characters to travel to the embarkation point is Carriage 650 from the Severn Valley Railway originally built in 1913. It was restored by the SVR Great Western Association and was the Overall Winner of the Heritage Railway Association Carriage and Wagon Award 2015. See more
The last dialogue is about only one bullet being left for the revolver. However, when the judge picks up the gun, it is filled with at least 3 bullets. 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