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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Perfectly done
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I remember first watching these episodes on PBS Mystery back in the mid '80's and waited 20 years to find it on DVD. And well worth the purchase price. I love the atmosphere of these stories - terrific 1920's flavor and beautiful filming of rural England. The mysteries themselves are not very challenging, you'll figure most of them out well before the ending, but the chemistry between the two leading actors is really what makes the show. It's so nice to watch a program about a young husband and wife who really do love one another and enjoy adventures together.

Warwick looks every bit the solid young Englishman, and Francesca Annis, looking ten years younger than the 37 she actually was, is perfect as a bright and plucky young flapper. And do love the old cars in this.

Great way to spend an enjoyable 50 minutes of wholesome entertainment.


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