Agatha Christie's Marple

Series 2 - 4. By the Pricking of My Thumbs

About this programme

4/5. The sleuthing spinster meets fellow enthusiasts Tommy and Tuppence at a nursing home, where the ramblings of an elderly resident prompt them to join forces and investigate the unsolved mystery of a murdered child. The trail leads to the Norfolk village of Farrell St Edmund, a community harbouring sinister secrets and tales of heartbreak. Geraldine McEwan heads an all-star cast, including Greta Scacchi, Anthony Andrews, Charles Dance, June Whitfield and Claire Bloom.

Cast and crew


Miss Marple
Geraldine McEwan
Young Hannah
Chloe Pennington
Young Ethan
Oliver Jordan
Tommy Beresford
Anthony Andrews
Tuppence Beresford
Greta Scacchi
Miss Packard
Clare Holman
Marjorie Moody
Miriam Karlin
Mrs Lancaster
June Whitfield
Aunt Ada
Claire Bloom
Mr Eccles
Steven Berkoff
Mr Timothy
Patrick Barlow
Chris Murphy
O-T Fagbenle
Amos Perry
Jody Halse
Hannah Beresford
Josie Lawrence
Dr Joshua Waters
Michael Maloney
Rose Waters
Michelle Ryan
Ethan Maxwell
Michael Begley
Nellie Bligh
Lia Williams
Septimus Bligh
Charles Dance
Betty Johnson
Bonnie Langford
Eric Johnson
Brian Conley
Sir Philip Starke
Leslie Phillips
Nora Johnson
Eliza Bennett
Jane Eyre
Florence Strickland


Peter Medak
Dramatised By
Stewart Harcourt
Executive Producer
Michele Buck
Executive Producer
Damien Timmer
Executive Producer
Rebecca Eaton
Executive Producer
Phil Clymer
Matthew Read
Agatha Christie