Made for British television, these splendid adaptations of the Queen of Crime's best works feature Poirot
(David Suchet) and Marple
(Julia McKenzie). Volume Four includes Poirot favorites Mysterious Affair at Styles
and Dead Man's Folly
. Marple favorites include The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
and A Caribbean Mystery
. 6 1/2 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH. Mature content.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles—Poirot (David Suchet) and Hastings (Hugh Fraser, Sharpe) tackle their first case together when a wealthy old woman is poisoned.
Dead Man's Folly—Fiction turns to fact when a girl is killed at a "murder hunt" devised by crime writer Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker, Harry Potter films), who calls upon Poirot (Suchet) to help.
The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side—Miss Marple (Julia McKenzie, Cranford) ponders a cast of suspicious characters when a villager dies at a party hosted by a movie star (Lindsay Duncan, Sherlock). Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous) also stars.
A Caribbean Mystery—After the death of a fellow guest at a posh hotel, Miss Marple (McKenzie) unravels a web of dark magic and deceit.
Run Time: 6 ½ hrs
Number of discs: 2
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: Stereo
"A first-rate mystery"—The New York Times on The Mysterious Affair at Styles
"An experience most delicious"—SFGate.com on Dead Man's Folly
"Entertaining…fresh as a breeze"—Telegraph (UK) on Caribbean Mystery