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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Crime | Mystery | Comedy | Drama

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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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Entertaining and light hearted, a delight!
21 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am a huge Agatha Christie fan, and of the TV series "Agatha Christie: Poirot". I wanted to see this series for the lovely Francessca Annis and I really love it. It is entertaining and light-hearted, it is not as complex as Poirot and Marple and that is not a bad thing really. James Warwick and Francessca Annis are perfect as Tommy and Tuppence, and Reece Dinsdale is amusing as Albert. The period detail is splendid, Annis looks stunning in her costumes and the scenery is beautiful. The music is playful and fun, and the dialogue is nice. The mysteries are suspenseful and keeps to Christie's style decently enough. If anything, this series should've lasted longer in my opinion, it is not the best mystery series out there, but it is pleasant to view. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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