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The Agatha Christie Hour 

A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Maurice Denham ...  Parker Pyne 2 episodes, 1982
Angela Easterling Angela Easterling ...  Miss Lemon 2 episodes, 1982
Christopher Wren Christopher Wren ...  Annette's Attendant / ... 2 episodes, 1982
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The Agatha Christie Hour is a collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by the most popular novelist in history. Some were romances, some had supernatural themes and a couple were adventures. The common link was that all came from the talented pen of Agatha Christie, all were entertaining and each drama was carefully crafted and well cast with many of Britain's best known actors of the time represented. Written by Bai

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1982 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Время Агаты Кристи See more »

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Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Loved this series!
24 April 2006 | by cdrivanovaSee all my reviews

I've been in an Agatha Christie phase for a bit and remembered having seen this series on TV. It was great because it wasn't the traditional Marple/Poirot/Tommy & Tuppence story, but some of Dame Agatha's lesser known characters. I *really really* wish that this set would come out on DVD because I'd snap it up in an instant.

For those wondering which stories were included in this series, here's the list:

1 The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife

2 In a Glass Darkly

3 The Girl in the Train

4 The Fourth Man

5 The Case Of The Discontented Soldier

6 Magnolia Blossom

7 The Mystery of the Blue Jar

8 The Red Signal

9 Jane in Search of a Job

10 The Manhood Of Edward Robinson

If this ever comes on TV again, enjoy! It's worth watching.


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