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Agatha Christie's Marple 

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An elderly spinster living in the village of St. Mary Mead, helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.
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...  Miss Marple 12 episodes, 2004-2007
...  Miss Marple 11 episodes, 2008-2013
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Based on Agatha Christie's crime novels and short stories, the show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which she helps solve. Although the police are sometimes reluctant to accept Miss Marple's help, her reputation and unparalleled powers of observation eventually win them over. Written by Bai

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The twenty-three episodes of this series are adapted from Agatha Christie's twelve feature-length novels featuring Miss Marple, two Miss Marple short stories, and nine feature-length novels that do not feature Miss Marple in them at all. See more »

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Featured in Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) See more »

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Geraldine McEwan is outstanding!
8 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

I read and enjoyed all the Agatha Christies when I was a teenager. Despite this I love these adaptions, and I enjoy the new twists we get in the screenplays.

I have to say that Geraldine McEwan for me is the consummate Miss Marple, as envisaged by Agatha Christie, managing to combine the ideas of sweet little old lady, knitting pink woollies for babies, with intelligence, humour and determination. 'Just passing were you, Miss Marple?' 'Oh, Mr Burton!'

Julia McKenzie is not nearly as successful - have you noticed that her garb is far more severe, with jackets, stiff collars and plain hats rather than the cardigans, and flowery hats of McEwen? Even Joan Hickson, in the earlier series filmed in the 80s and early 90s, does not match EcEwan for authenticity.


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