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Miss Marple

Classic murder mysteries by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, filmed entirely on location and oozing period atmosphere.


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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple

Classic murder mysteries by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, filmed entirely on location and oozing period atmosphere. Joan Hickson's gentle portrayal is the most popular Miss Marple ever, winning her loyal fans around the world and a Best Actress award from the Royal Television Society.

Episode Descriptions

Season 1

At Bertram’s Hotel

There is something rather too perfect about Bertram’s Hotel, thinks Miss Marple during her stay there in London. Even the murder seems rehearsed.


The Body in the Library

Who is the mystery blonde lying strangled in the library of Gossington Hall? Fortunately for the Bantrys, Miss Marple is their neighbour.


A Caribbean Mystery

Filmed in Barbados, where Miss Marple is finding her luxurious holiday very dull – until Major Palgrave is found dead in his hotel bed.


4.50 From Paddington

When Mrs McGillicuddy witnesses a murder on a passing train, the absence of a body leads no-one to believe her. Except Miss Marple.


The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side

When a woman is poisoned at the village fete at Gossington Hall, the police deduce the intended victim was film star Marina Gregg.Then another woman is murdered. Can Miss Marple succeed where the police have failed?


The Moving Finger

A nasty case of poison-pen letters brings Miss Marple to the East Anglian village of Lymston.


The Murder at the Vicarage

When Colonel Protheroe is murdered in St Mary Mead, Miss Marple wonders why so many people want to confess.


A Murder Is Announced

The village of Chipping Cleghorn is intrigued by the local newspaper prediction of a murder at Little Paddocks. But when the lights go out at the appointed hour no-one thinks it’s a joke any more.


Nemesis

A friend asks Miss Marple to investigate a crime.There are no clues; he just books her on a coach tour of historic homes. Murder is on the itinerary.


A Pocketful of Rye

A nursery rhyme comes true in a grotesque double murder. Only Miss Marple sees the connection.


Sleeping Murder

A couple’s dream home becomes a nightmare when the young wife sees a vision of a strangled woman in the hall. Was she murdered or is she yet to be killed?


They Do It With Mirrors

To reassure an old friend, Miss Marple visits Stonygates,a rambling country mansion.There she finds a curious ménage – an extended family and a reformatory for young criminals, where violence seems just below the surface.