Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  25 January 1987 (UK)
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During a stay at one of London's most elegant and venerable hotels Miss Marple uncovers a sinister undercurrent of corruption and murder beneath Bertram's stuffy veneer.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Hickson ...
Caroline Blakiston ...
Helena Michell ...
James Cossins ...
Colonel Luscombe
Chief Inspector Fred Davy
Preston Lockwood ...
Irene Sutcliffe ...
Miss Gorringe
Brian McGrath ...
Neville Phillips ...
Robert Reynolds ...
Peter Baldwin ...
Douglas Milvain ...
Sir Ronald Graves
Philip Bretherton ...
Det. Inspector Campbell
Edward Burnham ...
Dr. Whittaker


Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at the hotel turns out to be from Bess' past, and when he is killed, she is the prime suspect. But what does his murder have to do with the disappearance of an elderly vicar staying at the hotel, and a string of robberies over the last few months? Miss Marple must find out before the murderer strikes again!!! Written by Mike Hatchett <>

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25 January 1987 (UK)  »

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A Bertram szálló  »

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Chief Inspector Fred Davy: You'll have to excuse me Miss Marple. I've got to go and see the chambermaid, Rose Sheldon.
Miss Jane Marple: Ah, now, you'd do well to talk to that young woman. I've trained quite a few maids in my time, but I've never seen a bob curtsey like that since the St. Mary Mead players put on a French farce.
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Weakest Hickson adaption
12 August 1999 | by (MFH) – See all my reviews

This is definatly the weakest of the Joan Hickson Marples. It has nothing to do with the acting (which, as always is great), the book was, in my opinion, one of Christie's worst. Worth watching only for the performances and the setting.

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