Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime (1983– )

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

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 Tuppence Beresford (10 episodes, 1983-1984)
James Warwick ...
 Tommy Beresford (10 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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Follows The Secret Adversary (1983) See more »

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Delicious Adaptation with the Delectable Annis
3 June 2004 | by (Ladera Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

Delightful adaptation of Agatha Christie's light Tommy and Tuppence stories.

These productions are rich in period detail, delightful lead performances, and charm and whimsy to spare. This isn't typical Christie fare; it's light as a soufflé and as bubbly as champagne. James Warwick and the stunning Francesca Annis make a yummy twenties couple who solve crimes and flirt with each other. The scripts are sometimes padded out to flesh out Christie's admittedly thin short stories, but always done with humor, style and flair. The whole series has a wonderful Noel Coward type feel to it that will appeal to those who appreciate the style of the 1920's. I just wish that the producers would bring the leads back for Christie's later Tommy and Tuppence novels.


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