World-renowned as the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie is the bestselling novelist of all time, perennially winning new fans since the 1920's. Made for British television, these splendid adaptations feature stellar casts and lavish period detail. Volume Three includes Partners in Crime: Secret Adversary (Jessica Raine, David Williams), Marple: Ordeal by Innocence (Geraldine McEwan), and The Hollow (David Suchet). 6 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH. Mature content.
Partners in Crime: The Secret Adversary—In this sparkling adaptation, David Walliams (Little Britain) and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife) portray charming crime-solvers Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, who stumble into spy craft while searching for a missing woman in Cold War-era Britain.
Ordeal by Innocence—Miss Marple (Geraldine McEwan, The Magdalene Sisters) is drawn into the Argyle family's tragic history when she visits for a wedding and realizes a murderer is in their midst. Jane Seymour (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman), Richard Armitage (The Hobbit films), Juliet Stevenson (The Politician's Wife), and Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle) also star.
The Hollow—Invited for a weekend in the country with the Angkatell clan, Poirot (David Suchet) untangles the family's love affairs in the quest for a killer. Also starring Jonathan Cake (Desperate Housewives) and Edward Fox (Gandhi).
Interview with Clarke Peters (25 min.) and featurette about the costume design (32 min.) for Partners in Crime.
Run Time: 356 minutes
Number of discs: 2
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 widescreen
Audio Format: 5.1 surround/stereo
Disclaimer: Contains violence and disturbing images
"Jolly good show"—The Telegraph (UK)
"A ripping yarn reviving two of Agatha Christie's most charming sleuths"—The Telegraph (UK)