Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (1983– )

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Agatha Christie's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunit mysteries.

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 Tuppence Beresford (11 episodes, 1983-1984)
James Warwick ...
 Tommy Beresford (11 episodes, 1983-1984)
Reece Dinsdale ...
 Albert (10 episodes, 1983-1984)
Arthur Cox ...
 Inspector Marriott (4 episodes, 1983-1984)
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Based on book 2 (of 5) of the Agatha Christie novels, this limited British TV series chronicles the adventures of Tommy and Prudence "Tuppence" Beresford as the duo take over operations of a London detective agency. Each installment of the show follows one of the mini-mysteries from the "Partners in Crime" short stories, seeing the newlyweds hot on the trail of missing jewels, poltergeists, poisoned chocolates, and more. Written by Kay-22

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29 November 1984 (USA)  »

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Three of the stories in the original PARTNER IN CRIME mystery story anthology were not made into TV shows; they were "The Man Who was No. 16," "The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger," and "Blindman's buff." See more »

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GREAT TV Series !
26 May 2005 | by (Utrecht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is a must have DVD for every Agatha Christie fan ! It is just as i imagined Tommy & Tuppence from the short stories. There is a lot of humor and Annis and Warwick are superb as are most of the rest of the cast. The whole series has an intimate feel about it that i liked very much. Every episode is a spoof on one of the famous detectives of the time the stories were written like Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown etc. as Agatha Christie intended. It would be nice if ITV decided to use Warwick and Annis again for a follow up on this series, they could use the novels about Tommy and Tuppence this time as they are written about the couple when they are older. It would be a good idea to do this instead of remaking Miss Marple or Poirot movies.


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