Agatha Christie's Marple

The Body in the Library

Series 1 - Episode 1 The Body in the Library



The sleuth is called to Gossington Hall by her old friend Dolly Bantry (Joanna Lumley) when she finds the corpse of an unknown blonde in the library of her home. It soon transpires that there is no shortage of suspects, including local bad boy Basil Blake (Ben Miller) and Dolly's husband Arthur (James Fox), but when the victim is identified as a dancer in line to inherit a fortune, enquiries take a different turn. Crime drama, starring Geraldine McEwan, with Simon Callow, Jack Davenport and Tara Fitzgerald.

Cast & Crew

Miss Marple Geraldine McEwan
Conway Jefferson Ian Richardson
Adelaide Jefferson Tara Fitzgerald
Mark Gaskell Jamie Theakston
Edwards Giles Oldershaw
Pamela Reeves Florence Hoath
Dolly Bantry Joanna Lumley
Col Arthur Bantry James Fox
Col Melchett Simon Callow
Basil Blake Ben Miller
Dinah Lee Emma Cooke
Dr Haydock Robin Soans
Scamper Bruce Mackinnon
Supt Harper Jack Davenport
Josie Turner Mary Stockley
Ruby Keene Emma Williams
Raymond Starr Adam Garcia
George Bartlett David Walliams
Mr Prestcott Richard Durden
Peter Carmody Steven Williams
Middle-Aged Woman Tina Martin
Florence Zoe Thorne
Beatrice Anna Rawlins
Jesse Abigail Neale-Wilson
Director Andy Wilson
Executive Producer Michele Buck
Executive Producer Damien Timmer
Executive Producer Phil Clymer
Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton
Producer Matthew Read
Writer Agatha Christie
Writer Kevin Elyot
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