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Partners in Crime 

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Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain.
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Series cast summary:
Jessica Raine ...  Tuppence Beresford 6 episodes, 2015
David Walliams ...  Tommy Beresford 6 episodes, 2015
James Fleet ...  Carter 6 episodes, 2015
Matthew Steer ...  Albert 6 episodes, 2015
Paul Brennen ...  Lucky 3 episodes, 2015
Jonny Phillips ...  Whittington 3 episodes, 2015
Clarke Peters ...  Julius Hersheimmer 3 episodes, 2015
Hannah Waddingham ...  Blonde Assassin 3 episodes, 2015
Madeline Appiah ...  Annette 3 episodes, 2015
Camilla Beeput ...  Jane Finn 3 episodes, 2015
Christina Cole ...  Mrs Sprot 3 episodes, 2015
Aoife McMahon ...  Sheila Perenna 3 episodes, 2015
Roy Marsden ...  Commander Haydock 3 episodes, 2015
Ed Speleers ...  Carl Denim 3 episodes, 2015
Pinar Ögün Pinar Ögün ...  Veronika Urbanowicz 3 episodes, 2015
Danny Lee Wynter Danny Lee Wynter ...  Gilbert Worthing 2 episodes, 2015
Andrew Havill ...  James Peel KC 2 episodes, 2015
Alice Krige ...  Rita Vandemeyer 2 episodes, 2015
Robert Whitelock ...  Conrad 2 episodes, 2015
Robert Hands Robert Hands ...  Mr Minton 2 episodes, 2015
Alyy Khan ...  Major Khan 2 episodes, 2015
Issy van Randwyck ...  Mrs Minton 2 episodes, 2015
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Set in the leafy suburbs of 1950s London, the Beresfords find themselves in need of some adventure in their lives. With Tommy undertaking a variety of business opportunities, and Tuppence trying to dissuade him, the couple find themselves in the wrong place at the right time to solve a mystery - or two - and perhaps save someone's life. They are about to enter a world of espionage and skulduggery guided by Tommy's mysterious Uncle, Major Carter. It is a world which will prove easier to enter than to leave.

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Sometimes a marriage needs an adventure.

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Agatha Christie's original Tommy and Tuppence novels were written and set in different periods ("The Secret Adversary" and "Partners in Crime" in 1920s; "N or M?" in 1940s during World War II; "By the Pricking of My Thumbs" in 1960s; "Postern of Fate" in 1970s). But in this TV series, all stories are set in 1950s. See more »

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Good period effects but dramatically illogical
12 March 2016 | by nicollemelansonpowellSee all my reviews

The Good: the sets, the clothes, the cars, the cinematography, the fun moments The Bad: poor interpretation of Tommy, poor adaptation of post-war 20s to cold war 50s. The Ugly: no dramatic integrity - impossible juxtaposition of fun-loving adventure chasing, and brutal murder. Tuppence cannot lightly enjoy chasing down criminals under the threat to life and limb of her child and her husband - it does not make sense. The original Tommy and Tuppence series (books and BBC) present a light-hearted version of adventure and this is the only one that makes sense for them. We watched the first story, The Secret Adversary (3 episodes), but will not be watching "N or M" because of our disappointment. However, I will restate that visually it is very stimulating and satisfying - beautiful sets, scenery and atmospheric camera work.


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