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Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
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Series cast summary:
Morven Christie ...  Kirsten Lindstrom 3 episodes, 2018
Anthony Boyle ...  Jack Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Christian Cooke ...  Mickey Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Bill Nighy ...  Leo Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Matthew Goode ...  Philip Durrant 3 episodes, 2018
Luke Treadaway ...  Dr. Arthur Calgary 3 episodes, 2018
Anna Chancellor ...  Rachel Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Crystal Clarke ...  Tina Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Ella Purnell ...  Hester Argyll 3 episodes, 2018
Eleanor Tomlinson ...  Mary Durrant 3 episodes, 2018
Luke Murray Luke Murray ...  Young Jack 3 episodes, 2018
Catriona McNicoll Catriona McNicoll ...  Young Mary 3 episodes, 2018
Abigail Conteh Abigail Conteh ...  Young Tina 3 episodes, 2018
Rhys Lambert Rhys Lambert ...  Young Mickey 3 episodes, 2018
Hayden Robertson Hayden Robertson ...  Young Hester 3 episodes, 2018
Brian McCardie ...  Bellamy Gould 3 episodes, 2018
Alice Eve ...  Gwenda Vaughan 3 episodes, 2018
Frances Grey ...  Lydia Gould 3 episodes, 2018
Sandy Welch Sandy Welch ...  Dr. Edwin Morsuch 2 episodes, 2018
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Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.

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10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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Screenwriter, Sarah Phelps, admitted that she had never read any of Agatha Christie's stories, nor had she ever watched any Agatha Christie film or TV adaptions, until she read And Then There Were None for the purpose of adapting it to the screen. Witness for the Prosecution and Ordeal by Innocence were her second and third screenplays. See more »

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Jack Argyll never needed Dr. Calgary for his alibi. As Dr. Calgary dropped Jack off at a local pub, at 9:00, on Christmas Eve, anyone at the pub: Barkeep, barmaid, all the other customers, could have easily identified him, and vouched for his whereabouts at the time of the murder. Why didn't Jack, or his solicitor, seek them out? Also, Given the notoriety the case received in the press, it's makes no sense that no one from the pub stepped forward. See more »

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Referenced in Sean Bradley Reviews: All the Money in the World (2018) See more »

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Ignore the Agatha Christie fanatics - they missed the show
14 August 2018 | by moviusSee all my reviews

This is a superb show. Period. I really dislike it when people come in with this "I read the book"" approach and "blah blah blah is different". WHO CARES! Enjoy the show.

Are people only allowed to use Christie stories with strict adherence to the book (rhetorical). That would be ridiculous. Is she sacrosanct?+

This is simply a superbly acted, superbly directed, very enjoyable story. Now look at what's happened to the rating because Christie extremists come in with this snotty attitude. Really too bad. Please get the popcorn and judge for yourself.


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