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Discovering Agatha Christie

Nope, not in her books, but on TV. If there’s one company that has it, it’s the BBC. All AC’s Hercule Poirot episode from 1989 to 2013, then the Miss Marple series. 591 more words

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My 20 favourite TV title sequences – part four

Note: I’ve restricted myself to dramas and comedies.

Part one here. Part two here. Part three here.

5 Magnum PI (1980-1988)

4 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) 15 more words


Get excited because the BBC has signed a deal for SEVEN more Agatha Christie adaptations

If you were a fan of And Then There Were None (who wasn’t?) and you’re looking forward to The Witness For The Prosecution, get excited because you’re going to get SEVEN more Agatha Christie adaptations from the BBC. 590 more words


Ben Affleck to direct Agatha Christie's The Witness For The Prosecution (no, not the BBC version)

Agatha Christie’s works seem to be the darling of Hollywood at the moment, with the latest to get the 21st century treatment being The Witness For The Prosecution. 462 more words



Christmas in Shropshire

It is supposed to be a quiet holiday, Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, with a simple repast and a box of exquisite Belgian chocolates. And he’s been looking forward to it – unlike Scotland Yard’s Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson), for whom a visit to his wife’s Welsh relatives is forecast. 1,328 more words



Appalling Bloodshed and Cedric, the Caiman

“The little grey cells, I fear, they grow the rust,” Hercule Poirot regretfully tells his friend Captain Hastings upon welcoming him back to London after Hastings’s failed attempt to settle into farming in South America. 1,349 more words