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Miss Marple: Nemesis 

Nemesis (original title)
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Miss Marple and her nephew, novelist Raymond West, embark on a coach tour of historic English houses with an eclectic group of characters at the behest of a late friend who had knowledge of an unsolved murder.

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Stephen Churchett (screenplay), Agatha Christie (novel)
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Geraldine McEwan ... Miss Marple
Laura Michelle Kelly ... Verity Hunt / Margaret Lumley (as Laura-Michelle Kelly)
Dan Stevens ... Michael Faber
Graeme Garden ... Matthew Broadribb
Richard E. Grant ... Raymond West (as Richard E Grant)
Ruth Wilson ... Georgina Barrow
Johnny Briggs ... Sydney Lumley
George Cole ... Laurence Raeburn
Ronni Ancona ... Amanda Dalrymple
Adrian Rawlins ... Derek Turnbull
Emily Woof ... Rowena Waddy
Will Mellor ... Martin Waddy
Anne Reid ... Sister Agnes
Amanda Burton ... Sister Clotilde
Lee Ingleby ... DC Colin Hards
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Storyline

Miss Marple is called upon to solve her most perplexing case yet. Upon his death, financier John Rafiel asks her to solve a murder. Only problem is that the murder may or may not have taken place as yet and the victim is unknown. All that he has given her is two tickets on the Daffodil Tour Company's Mystery Tour. It soon becomes obvious that others on the tour were also "selected" by Mr. Rafiel. Jane Marple, assisted by her nephew Raymond West, concludes that the case must be related to that of Verity Hunt, a young woman who in 1939 was running away from an overattentive landlord and eventually disappeared. When a member of the tour dies mysteriously, she also realizes that someone is desperate to keep a deep, dark secret. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

In the "Miss Marple" series, Miss Marple meets "Jason Rafiel" in the 1964 novel "A Caribbean Mystery" which isn't seen until series 6 of "Agatha Christie's Marple" with Julia McKenzie as "Miss Marple". As was done in the Joan Hickson "Miss Marple" series, "Nemesis" was filmed prior to "A Caribbean Mystery". See more »

Goofs

Aircraft of that vintage did not have ejector seats. It would be impossible for the pilot of a plane flying that low to get out of the aircraft and deploy his parachute. See more »

Quotes

Miss Marple: It's God who forgives.
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Connections

Version of Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987) See more »

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Rather dull and extremely confusing
29 July 2007 | by reader939729See all my reviews

My exposure to Miss Marple is strictly through the TV and movie adaptations. I adored Joan Hickson (Agatha Christie's preferred Miss Marple), who somehow was able to pull off a mix of mildly dotty old lady, mysterious Sybil, and avenging angel, all while employing the instincts of a superb detective. The 1987 series also tried to convey a reasonably realistic picture of post-war Britain, which was fascinating.

To me, Geraldine McEwan's Miss Marple strains too hard to be ingratiating (maybe it's the direction).

I've watched a couple of installments from this new Miss Marple series, and I found "Nemesis" to be the most logy and confusing of all.

The supporting performances were very good, but it is a mystery series after all and the only mystery I really cared to have solved was, When is this going to end?


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1 January 2009 (UK) See more »

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