The Rats - Agatha Christie's highly ingenious and atmospheric piece. 'Miss Christie brings to the horror piece The Rats A highly ingenious plot' The Stage. The Rats: in which an adulterous couple expecting a drinks party finds just an empty flat. A simple mix up of dates turns out to be something far more sinister... A Small Step For England! - Followed by a comic turn in Peter Hale's new satire; A Small Step for England! A corporate HR director keen to celebrate and meet her equality and diversity targets has a meek English gentleman in her sights.