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Agatha Christie's Marple

  • Season 6
  • 3 episodes
  • Drama
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Episode 1: A Caribbean Mystery

Summary

Julia McKenzie returns as the sleuthing spinster in the first of three murder mysteries. While staying at a hotel in the Caribbean, Miss Marple investigates the death of a fellow guest, refusing to believe he died of a heart attack. With the help of a business tycoon she sets about finding the real cause of the man's demise, and is soon drawn into a web of deceit and dark magic. Adapted by Charlie Higson and co-starring Antony Sher, Robert Webb, Montserrat Lombard, Daniel Rigby, Hermione Norris, MyAnna Buring, Warren Brown and Oliver Ford Davies.

Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Miss Marple has a bad knee and, on the sage advice of her nephew, is on a trip to a lush Caribbean island in the hope that the warmth will ease her aching joints. But we all know that Miss Marple (Julia McKenzie) can never go anywhere without murdered corpses piling up and spoiling her fun. And so it begins at dinner one evening when a boring old major is startled by a familiar face in the throng. Of course, within minutes, death comes to paradise.

It’s a chirpy tale, adapted by actor/writer Charlie Higson (who also makes an uncredited appearance as James Bond, though not that James Bond), that’s also a portmanteau packed with famous faces, including Hermione Norris, Antony Sher, Warren Brown, Robert Webb and Daniel Rigby.

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Miss MarpleJulia McKenzie
RafielAntony Sher
ErrolKingsley Ben-Adir
VictoriaPippa Bennett-Warner
JacksonWarren Brown
Lucky DysonMyAnna Buring
Maj PalgraveOliver Ford Davies
Esther WaltersMontserrat Lombard
Col HillingdonAlastair Mackenzie
Greg DysonCharles Mesure
Evelyn HillingdonHermione Norris
Canon PrescottDaniel Rigby
Molly KendallCharity Wakefield
Tim KendallRobert Webb
Mama ZogbeAndrea Dondolo
Sgt WestonJose Moreira Vaz
Insp DaventryAnele Matoti
Ian FlemingJeremy Crutchley
James BondCharlie Higson

Crew

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Adapted byCharlie Higson
DirectorCharles Palmer
ProducerPeter McAleese
WriterAgatha Christie

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  • Episode 1

    A Caribbean Mystery

    Summary

    Julia McKenzie returns as the sleuthing spinster in the first of three murder mysteries. While staying at a hotel in the Caribbean, Miss Marple investigates the death of a fellow guest, refusing to believe he died of a heart attack. With the help of a business tycoon she sets about finding the real cause of the man's demise, and is soon drawn into a web of deceit and dark magic. Adapted by Charlie Higson and co-starring Antony Sher, Robert Webb, Montserrat Lombard, Daniel Rigby, Hermione Norris, MyAnna Buring, Warren Brown and Oliver Ford Davies.

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    Miss Marple has a bad knee and, on the sage advice of her nephew, is on a trip to a lush Caribbean island in the hope that the warmth will ease her aching joints. But we all know that Miss Marple (Julia McKenzie) can never go anywhere without murdered corpses piling up and spoiling her fun. And so it begins at dinner one evening when a boring old major is startled by a familiar face in the throng. Of course, within minutes, death comes to paradise.

    It’s a chirpy tale, adapted by actor/writer Charlie Higson (who also makes an uncredited appearance as James Bond, though not that James Bond), that’s also a portmanteau packed with famous faces, including Hermione Norris, Antony Sher, Warren Brown, Robert Webb and Daniel Rigby.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Miss MarpleJulia McKenzie
    RafielAntony Sher
    ErrolKingsley Ben-Adir
    VictoriaPippa Bennett-Warner
    JacksonWarren Brown
    Lucky DysonMyAnna Buring
    Maj PalgraveOliver Ford Davies
    Esther WaltersMontserrat Lombard
    Col HillingdonAlastair Mackenzie
    Greg DysonCharles Mesure
    Evelyn HillingdonHermione Norris
    Canon PrescottDaniel Rigby
    Molly KendallCharity Wakefield
    Tim KendallRobert Webb
    Mama ZogbeAndrea Dondolo
    Sgt WestonJose Moreira Vaz
    Insp DaventryAnele Matoti
    Ian FlemingJeremy Crutchley
    James BondCharlie Higson

    Crew

    rolename
    Adapted byCharlie Higson
    DirectorCharles Palmer
    ProducerPeter McAleese
    WriterAgatha Christie
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