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Miss Marple

TIME: Marple is Willing
In this article for TIME Magazine, Martha Duffy reviews Agatha Christie's last book, Sleeping Murder, a Miss Marple mystery, the manuscript for which was locked in a vault for 40 years. Ms. Duffy also briefly examines how Miss Marple changed over the years. Originally published on September 20, 1976.

Read Print
This biography of Agatha Christie details her life and the characters she made famous, including the two she is most well-known for, Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Also included are complete e-texts of The Mysterious Affair at Syles, Christie's first novel and which introduced Hercule Poirot, and The Secret Adversary.

The Museum of Broadcast Communications: Miss Marple
The Web site of the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago provides an extensive archival section which includes this page about the British Miss Marple mysteries which starred Joan Hickson as Agatha Christie's spinster sleuth. In this overview, the older production of Miss Marple is discussed as a 'heritage' production. Discover what this means, read about the performance of Joan Hickson as the strong female detective and find out how the show has retained its appeal today.

Movies: The Many Faces of Miss Marple
As this film site from the BBC recounts, past television and film adaptations of Miss Marple mysteries did not always meet with Agatha Christie's approval. Read a summary of the various Miss Marple incarnations and the actresses who have undertaken the role of the illustrious spinster detective.

HPC: Miss Jane Marple
Hercule Poirot Central is dedicated to Agatha Christie's fictional detective Hercule Poirot and includes this section on Miss Jane Marple. The site also features an interactive map of St. Mary Mead, Miss Marple's home, which lets you learn more about the residents.

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Agatha Christie

The Official Agatha Christie Website
The redesigned "Official Agatha Christie Website" highlights some of Christie's most famous detectives including Miss Jane Marple, Hercule Poirot, and Tommy and Tuppence. Register to play online games, send e-cards, and download an Agatha Christie screensaver and bookmarks. Also featured are a biography of Christie, a listing of stage, film, and television adaptations of her novels, short stories, and plays and links to online retailers of books and electronic media.

Boston Review: The Mysterious Romance of Murder
Author David Lehman discusses our 'enduring highbrow fascination with detective stories' in this essay. He specifically examines Christie -- "there has never existed a more cunning artificer of homicide --" along with many other writers ranging from Raymond Chandler to Elmore Leonard, from Jorge Luis Borges to P.D. James. Originally published in the February/March 2000 issue of Boston Review.

The English Riviera: Agatha Christie
As a part of its guide to the "English Riviera," Devon Online presents this overview about Agatha Christie and her associations with the area. A map offers descriptions of 15 locations and the biographical details connecting them to Christie's life and the characters in her books.

BBC 4 Interviews: Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie speaks! Listen to two brief audio interviews with the world's best-known mystery writer. In a 1955 interview, Christie explains how she began writing and describes how she goes about her work; the 1962 interview finds her expressing her excitement at the tenth anniversary of her play The Mousetrap on the London stage. RealPlayer is needed to access these clips.

Johann Hari: Agatha Christie -- Radical Conservative Thinker
In this article for The Independent, published on April 10, 2003, journalist Johann Hari discusses why Agatha Christie has become one of the best-selling novelists. Hari states that Christie was "an intensely and relentlessly political thinker" and that the conservative leanings of Christie's novels have made them so popular around the world.

The Sunday Times: Agatha Christie's Grey Cells Mystery
Arts Editor Richard Brooks reports that a study called "The Agatha Project" has discovered that Christie's language patterns causes the release of "neurological opiates" that make her novels "literally unputdownable."

The British Museum: Agatha Christie and Archaeology
Agatha Christie and Archaeology: Mystery in Mesopotamia, an exhibition hosted by The British Museum of Art from 2001 to 2002, is presented here online. Christie traveled with her second husband, the archaeologist Max Mallowan, to the sites at Ur, where she first met Mallowan, Nineveh, Tell Arpachiyah, Chagar Bazar, Tell Brak, and Nimrud. The online exhibit looks at some of the objects and photographs Christie made at each site

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Bibliography

Works by Agatha Christie

See the Agatha Christie biography for a complete listing.

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Books about Agatha Christie

Bunson, Matthew. The Complete Christie: An Agatha Christie Encyclopedia. New York, NY: Pocket Books, 2000.

Cade, Jared. Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days. London, UK; Chester Springs, PA: Peter Owen, 1998.

Christie, Agatha. Agatha Christie: An Autobiography. London, UK: HarperCollins, 1993.

Eames, Andrew. The 8:55 to Baghdad: From London to Iraq on the Trail of Agatha Christie and the Orient Express. Woodstock & NYC; The Overlook Press, 2005.

Fido, Martin. The World of Agatha Christie: The Facts and Fiction Behind the World's Greatest Crime Writer. London: Carlton, 1999.

Gil, Gillian. Agatha Christie: The Woman and Her Mysteries. New York, NY: Free Press, 1988.

Morgan, Janet. Agatha Christie, A Biography. London, UK: Collins, 1984.

Osborne, Charles. The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie: A Biographical Companion to the Works of Agatha Christie. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press; (1st US edition) 2001.

Owens, Carole. The Lost Days of Agatha Christie. Stockbridge, MA: Cottage Press, Inc., 1996.

Sanders, Dennis and Lovallo, Len. The Agatha Christie Companion: The Complete Guide to Agatha Christie's Life and Work. New York, NY: Berkley Publishing Group, 1989.

Sova, Dawn B. Agatha Christie A to Z: The Essential Reference to Her Life and Writings. New York, NY: Facts on File, 1996.

Wagoner, Mary. Agatha Christie. Boston, Massachusetts: Twayne Publishers, 1986.

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Miss Marple Filmography

(A listing in chronological order)

Agatha Christie's Murder She Said (1961)
Adapted from the novel 4.50 from Paddington
Also known as Meet Miss Marple
U.K., English, Black and White, Mono
Directed by George Pollock
Adapted by David D. Osborn
Screenplay by David Pursall and Jack Seddon

Cast:
Margaret Rutherford — Miss Jane Marple
Arthur Kennedy — Dr. Paul Quimper
Muriel Pavlow — Emma Ackenthorpe
James Robertson — Justice Ackenthorpe
Thorley Walters — Cedric Ackenthorpe
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell — Inspector Craddock
Conrad Phillips — Harold Ackenthorpe
Ronald Howard — Brian Eastley
Joan Hickson — Mrs. Kidder
Stringer Davis — Mr. Jim Stringer
Ronnie Raymond — Alexander
Gerald Cross — Albert Ackenthorpe
Michael Golden — Hillman
Barbara Leake — Mrs. Hilda Stainton
Gordon Harris — Bacon

Mord im Pfarrhaus (1970) (Television)
Adapted from the novel The Murder at the Vicarage
West Germany, German, Color
Directed by Hans Quest
Screenplay by Peter Goldbaum

Cast:
Inge Langen — Miss Marple
Herbert Mensching — Pastor
Käte Jaenicke — Mary
Ingrid Capelle — Griselda
Heinz Bennent — Lawrence Redding
Edith Schneider — Anne Hampton
Willy Semmelrogge — Inspektor Slack
Paula Denk — Price Ridley
Helga Anders — Virginia Hampton
Paul Neuhaus — Ronald Hawes
Fritz Haneke — Dr. Haycock

The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Adapted from the novel The Mirror Crack'd
Also known as The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
U.K., English, Technicolor, Stereo
Directed by Guy Hamilton
Screenplay by Jonathan Hales and Barry Sandler

Cast:
Angela Lansbury — Miss Jane Marple
Geraldine Chaplin — Ella Zielinsky
Tony Curtis — Martin N. Fenn
Edward Fox — Inspector Delbert Craddock
Rock Hudson — Jason Rudd
Kim Novak — Lola Brewster
Elizabeth Taylor — Marina Rudd
Wendy Morgan — Cherry Baker
Margaret Courtenay — Dolly Bantry
Charles Gray — Bates
Marella Oppenheim — Margot Bence
Maureen Bennett — Heather Babcock
Carolyn Pickles — Miss Giles
Eric Dodson — The Major
Charles Lloyd Pack — Vicar
Richard Pearson — Doctor Haydock
Thick Wilson — The Mayor
Pat Nye — Mayoress
Peter Woodthorpe — Scout Master
Anthony Steel — Sir Derek Ridgeley
Dinah Sheridan — Lady Amanda Ridgeley
Oriane Grieve — Kate Ridgely
Kenneth Fortescue — Charles Foxwell
Hildegarde Neil — Lady Foxcroft
Allan Cuthbertson — Peter Montrose
George Silver — Da Silva
John Bennett — Barnsby
Nigel Stock — Inspector Gates

Tayna chyornykh drozdov (1983)
Adapted from the novel A Pocketful of Rye
Also known as Secret of the Blackbirds
Soviet Union, Russian, Color, Mono
Directed by Vadim Derbenyov
Screenplay by Valentina Kolodyazhnaya and Yelizaveta Smirnova

Cast:
Ita Ever — Miss Marple
Vladimir Sedov — Inspector Neele
Vsevolod Sanayev — Mr. Fortescue
Lyubov Polishchuk — Adele Fortescue
Yuri Belyayev — Persival Fortescue
Yelena Sanayeva — Jennifer
Andrei Kharitonov — Lance Fortescue
Natalya Danilova — Pat
Yelena Ivochkina — Ellen
Elze Radzinya — Effie Ramsbotton
Tamara Nosova — Mrs. Crump
Boris Novikov — Mr. Crump
Mariya Barabanova — Mrs. McCanzy
Lembit Ulfsak — Jerald
Irina Mazurkevich — Gladys Martin
Aleksandr Pyatkov — Sergeant Hay
Nina Agapova — Mrs. Griffith
Vladimir Zeldin — Comissar

A Caribbean Mystery (1983) (Television)
Adapted from the novel A Caribbean Mystery
USA, English, Color, Mono
Directed by Robert Michael Lewis
Screenplay by Sue Grafton and Steve Humphrey

Cast:
Helen Hayes — Miss Jane Marple
Barnard Hughes — Mr. Rafiel
Jameson Parker — Tim Kendall
Season Hubley — Molly Kandall
Swoosie Kurtz — Ruth Walter
Cassie Yates — Lucky Dyson
Zakes Mokae — Captain Daventry
Stephen Macht — Greg Dyson
Beth Howland — Evelyn Hillingdon
Maurice Evans — Major Geoffrey Palgrave
Lynne Moody — Victoria Johnson
George Innes — Edward Hillingdon
Brock Peters — Dr. Graham
Michael Preston — Arthur Jackson
Bernard McDonald — Minister
Santos Morales — Miguel
Sam Scarber — Police Sergeant
Cecil Smith — Hotel Guest

The Body in the Library (1984) (Television)
Adapted from the novel The Body in the Library
Also known as Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color
Directed by Silvio Narizzano
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Gwen Watford — Mrs. Dolly Bantry
Moray Watson — Col. Arthur Bantry
Valentine Dyall — Lorrimer
Karin Foley — Mary
Raymond Francis — Sir Henry Clithering
Frederick Jaeger — Chief Const. Col. Melchett
David Horovitch — Det. Insp. Slack
Ian Brimble — Det. Const. Lake
Sarah Whitlock — WPC
Anthony Smee — Basil Blake
Debbie Arnold — Dinah Lee
John Bardon — PC Palk
Anne Rutter — Mrs. Palk
Colin Higgins — Malcolm
Andrew Cruickshank — Conway Jefferson
John Moffatt — Edwards
Ciaran Madden — Adelaide Jefferson
Andrew Downer — Peter Carmody
Keith Drinkel — Mark Gaskell
Hugh Walters — Mr. Prescott
Jess Conrad — Raymond Starr
Trudie Styler — Josie Turner
Sally Jane Jackson — Ruby Keene
Kathleen Breck — Bridget
Arthur Bostrom — George Bartlett
Sydney Livingstone — Mr. Brogan (as Sidney Livingstone)
Martyn Read — Hugo McLean
Stephen Churchett — Maj. Reeve
Astra Sheridan — Pamela Reeve
Karen Seacombe — Florrie Small

Murder with Mirrors (1985) (Television)
Adapted from the novel Murder with Mirrors
Also known as They Do It With Mirrors
USA, U.K., English, Color, Mono
Directed by Dick Lowry
Screenplay by George Eckstein

Cast:
Helen Hayes — Miss Jane Marple
Bette Davis — Carrie Louise Serrocold
John Mills — Lewis Serrocold
Leo McKern — Inspector Curry
Liane Langland — Gina Markham
John Laughlin — Wally Markham
Dorothy Tutin — Mildred Strete
Anton Rodgers — Dr. Max Hargrove
Frances de la Tour — Miss Bellaver
John Woodvine — Christian Gilbranson
James Coombes — Steven Restarick
Tim Roth — Edgar Lawson
Christopher Fairbank — Sergeant Lake
Amanda Maynard — Miss Valentine

The Moving Finger (1985) (Television)
Adapted from the novel The Moving Finger
Also known as Miss Marple: The Moving Finger (UK: series title)
Directed by Roy Boulting
Screenplay by Julia Jones
USA, U.K., Australia, English, Color

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Michael Culver — Edward Symmington
Elizabeth Counsell — Angela Symmington
Deborah Appleby — Megan Hunter
Lucy Gleeson — Robert Symmington
Stuart Mansfield — James Symmington
Andrew Bicknell — Gerry Burton
Sabina Franklyn — Joanna Burton
Richard Pearson — Mr. Pye
Hilary Mason — Emily Barton
Dilys Hamlett — Maud Calthrop
John Arnatt — Rev. Guy Calthrop
Sandra Payne — Eryl Griffith
Martin Fisk — Owen Griffith
Penelope Lee — Partridge
Juliet Waley — Beatrice
Imogen Bickford-Smith — Elsie Holland
Gerald Sim — Coroner
Geoffrey Davion — Police Supt. Nash
Roger Ostime — Det. Insp. Crawford
Victor Maddern — PC Johnson
Ninka Scott — Miss Ginch
Patsy Smart — Mrs. Cleat
Gordon Rollings — Mr. Cleat
Michael Waterman — George Ellis
Catherine Owen — Rose
Carol Gleeson — Contralto
John Keenan — Pianist

A Murder Is Announced (1985) (Television)
Adapted from the novel A Murder Is Announced
Also known as Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced (UK: series title)
USA, U.K., Australia, English, Color
Directed by David Giles
Screenplay by Alan Plater

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Ursula Howells — Miss Lettie Blacklock
Renée Asherson — Miss Dora Bunner
Samantha Bond — Julia Simmons
Simon Shepherd — Patrick Simmons
Nicola King — Phillipa Haymes
Elaine Ives-Cameron — Hannah
Ralph Michael — Colonel Easterbrook
Sylvia Syms — Mrs. Easterbrook
Matthew Solon — Edmund Swettenham
Mary Kerridge — Mrs. Swettenham
Joan Sims — Miss Murgatroyd
Paola Dionisotti — Miss Hinchcliffe
Vivienne Moore — Mrs. Harmon
David Collings — The Reverend Harmon
David Pinner — Rowlanson
Tim Carrington — Rudi Scherz
Liz Crowther — Myrna Harris
Victoria Williams — Bluebird Cafe Waitress
Richard Bebb — Rydesdale
John Castle — Det. Inspector Craddock
Kevin Whately — Det. Sgt. Fletcher
Joyce Carey — Belle Goedler

A Pocket Full of Rye (1985) (Television)
Adapted from the novel A Pocket Full of Rye
Also known as Miss Marple: A Pocketful of Rye (UK: series title)
USA, U.K., Australia, English, Color
Directed by Guy Slater
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Annette Badland — Gladys Martin
Rachel Bell — Jennifer Fortescue
Selina Cadell — Mary Dove
Susy Cerys — Daisy
Beau Daniels — Ellen
Peter Davison — Lance Fortescue
Stacy Dorning — Adele Fortescue
Fabia Drake — Miss Henderson
Susan Gilmore — Miss Grosvenor
Jon Glover — Det. Sgt. Hay
Nancie Herrod — Miss Griffith
Laurin Kaski — PC White
Merelina Kendall — Mrs. Crump
Rhoda Lewis — Mrs. Brogan
Frances Low — Patricia Fortescue
Louis Mahoney — Dr. French
Clive Merrison — Percival Fortescue
Frank Mills — Mr. Crump
Charles Pemberton — Sgt. Rose
Martyn Stanbridge — Vivian Dubois
Timothy West — Rex Fortescue
Tom Wilkinson — Det. Insp. Neele

The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) (Television)
Adapted from the novel The Murder at the Vicarage
Also known as Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color
Directed by Julian Amyes
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Paul Eddington — Rev. Leonard Clement
Cheryl Campbell — Griselda Clement
Robert Lang — Col. Lucius Protheroe
Polly Adams — Ann Protheroe
Tara MacGowran — Lettice Protheroe
James Hazeldine — Lawrence Redding
Christopher Good — Christopher Hawes
Norma West — Mrs. Lestrange
Michael Browning — Dr. Haydock
David Horovitch — Det. Insp. Slack
Ian Brimble — Det. Sgt. Lake
Jack Galloway — Bill Archer
Rachel Weaver — Mary Wright
Rosalie Crutchley — Mrs. Price-Ridley
Barbara Hicks — Miss Hartnell
Kathleen Bidmead — Miss Wetherby
Deddie Davies — Mrs. Salisbury
Tony Brandon — Fred Abbot
Kenneth Keeling — Ned Abbot

Sleeping Murder (1987) (Television)
Adapted from the novel Sleeping Murder
Also known as Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (UK: series title)
Australia, U.K., English, Color, Stereo
Directed by John Howard Davies
Screenplay by Kenneth Taylor

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Geraldine Alexander — Gwenda Reed
John Moulder-Brown — Giles Reed
Frederick Treves — Dr. James Kennedy
Jean Anderson — Mrs. Fane
Terrence Hardiman — Walter Fane
John Bennett — Richard Erskine
Geraldine Newman — Janet Erskine
Jack Watson — Mr. Foster
Joan Scott — Mrs. Cocker
Jean Heywood — Edith Paget
Georgine Anderson — Mrs. Hengrave
Edward Jewesbury — Mr. Sims
David McAllister — Raymond West (as David McAlister)
Amanda Boxer — Joan West
Esmond Knight — Mr. Galbraith
John Ringham — Dr. Penrose
Eryl Maynard — Lily Kimble
Ken Kitson — Jim Kimble
Kenneth Cope — Jackie Afflick
Peter Spraggon — Det. Insp. Last
Sheila Raynor — Shop assistant
Donald Burton — Bosola
Struan Rodger — Ferdinand (voice)
Gary Watson — Kevin Halliday

At Bertram's Hotel (1987) (Television)
Adapted from the novel At Bertram's Hotel
Also known as Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color
Directed by Mary McMurray
Screenplay by Jill Hyem

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Caroline Blakiston — Lady Bess Sedgwick
Helena Michell — Elvira Blake
James Cossins — Col. Luscombe
Joan Greenwood — Selina Hazy
George Baker — Chief Insp. Fred Davy
Douglas Milvain — Sir Ronald Graves
Philip Bretherton — Det. Insp. Campbell
Preston Lockwood — Canon Pennyfather
Irene Sutcliffe — Miss Gorringe
Brian McGrath — Michael Gorman
Neville Phillips — Henry
Robert Reynolds — Ladislaus Malinowski
Randal Herley — Richard Egerton
Edward Burnham — Dr. Whittaker
Rashid Karapiet — Indian waiter
Amanda Royle — BEA stewardess
Charlotte Barker — Bridget Sotheby
Kate Duchêne — Rose
Helen Horton — Mrs. Cabot
Daphne Neville — Woman at airport
Donald Burton — TV commentator (voice)

Nemesis (1987) (Televison)
Adapted from the novel Nemesis
Also known as Miss Marple: Nemesis (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color
Directed by David Tucker
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen (adaptation)

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Peter Tilbury — Lionel Peel
Valerie Lush — Lavinia Glynne
Margaret Tyzack — Clothilde Bradbury-Scott
Anna Cropper — Anthea Bradbury-Scott
John Horsley — Professor Wanstead
Helen Cherry — Miss Elizabeth Temple
Joanna Hole — Madge
Jane Booker — Miss Cooke
Alison Skilbeck — Miss Barrow
Bruce Payne — Michael Rafiel
Roger Hammond — Mr. Broadribb
Patrick Godfrey — Mr. Schuster
Ann Queensberry — Miss Wimpole
Liz Fraser — Mrs. Brent
Peter Copley — Archdeacon Brabazon
Frank Gatliff — Jason Rafiel
Barbara Franceschi — Miss Kurnowitz
Roger Booth — Mr. Pelham
Reginald Stewart — Mr. Hallowes
Jackie Downey — Florence
Jonathan Adams — Carter
Oliver Parker — London Policeman
David Blake Kelly — Tramp
Marlene Sidaway — Mrs. Trollope

4.50 from Paddington (1987) (Television)
Adapted from the novel 4.50 from Paddington
Also known as What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw
Also known as Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color, Mono
Directed by Martyn Friend
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Juliette Mole — Anna Stravinska
David Beames — Bryan Eastley
Mona Bruce — Mrs. Elspeth McGillicuddy
Nicholas Blane — Paddington Porter
Katy Jarrett — Mary
Leslie Adams — Desk sergeant
David Horovitch — Det. Insp. Slack
Ian Brimble — Det. Sgt. Lake
Rhoda Lewis — Mrs. Brogan
Jill Meager — Lucy Eyelesbarrow
Joanna David — Emma Crackenthorpe
Maurice Denham — Luther Crackenthorpe
Andrew Burt — Dr. John Quimper
Pamela Pitchford — Mrs. Kidder
Christopher Haley — Alexander Eastley
Daniele Stroppa — James Stoddart-West (as Daniel Steel)
Bernard Brown — Harold Crackenthorpe
Robert East — Alfred Crackenthorpe
John Hallam — Cedric Crackenthorpe
Alan Penn — Patmore
David Waller — Chief Insp. Duckham
Will Tacey — Arthur Wimborne
Jean Boht — Madame Joliet
David Allen — Pianist
Naomi Sorkin — Dancer
Derek Deane — Dancer
Emma Hitching — Francoise
Robert Ashley — Detective sergeant

A Caribbean Mystery (1989) (Television)
Adapted from the novel A Caribbean Mystery
Also known as Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color
Directed by Christopher Petit
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Donald Pleasence — Jason Rafiel
Adrian Lukis — Tim Kendal
Sophie Ward — Molly Kendall
T.P. McKenna — Dr. Grahame
Michael Feast — Edward Hillingdon
Sheila Ruskin — Evelyn Hillingdon
Frank Middlemass — Major Palgrave
Robert Swan — Greg Dyson
Sue Lloyd — Lucky Dyson
Barbara Barnes — Esther Walters
Stephen Bent — Jackson
Joseph Mydell — Inspector Weston
Valerie Buchanan — Victoria
Isabelle Lucas — Aunty Johnson
Shaughan Seymour — Napier
T.R. Bowen — Raymond West (as Trevor Bowen)
James Curran — Piers Musgrave

They Do It with Mirrors (1991) (Television)
Adapted from the novel Murder with Mirrors
Also known as Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color, Stereo
Directed by Norman Stone
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Jean Simmons — Carrie-Louise Serrocold
Joss Ackland — Lewis Serrocold
Faith Brook — Ruth van Rydock
Gillian Barge — Mildred Strete
Neal Swettenham — Edgar Lawson
David Horovitch — Chief Insp. Slack
Ian Brimble — Sgt. Lake
Christopher Villiers — Alex Restarick
Jay Villiers — Stephen Restarick
Holly Aird — Gina Hudd
Todd Boyce — Walter Hudd
Saul Reichlin — Dr. Maseryk
Matthew Cottle — Ernie Gregg
John Bott — Christian Gulbrandsen
Brenda Cowling — Mrs. Rodgers
David Doyle — Neville
Jake Wood — Bert
Tom Kerridge — Keithie
Anne Atkins — Female police constable
Stee Billingsley — Dancer
Rachel Bond — Dancer
Bryn Walters — Dancer

The Mirror Crack'd (1992) (Television)
Adapted from the novel The Mirror Crack'd
Also known as The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
Also known as Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side (UK: series title)
U.K., English, Color
Directed by Norman Stone
Screenplay by T.R. Bowen

Cast:
Joan Hickson — Miss Jane Marple
Claire Bloom — Marina Gregg
Barry Newman — Jason Rudd
Norman Rodway — Dr. Gilchrist
Elizabeth Garvie — Ella Zeilinsky
John Cassady — Giuseppe Murano
David Horovitch — Supt. Slack
John Castle — Insp. Craddock
Ian Brimble — Sgt. Lake
Gwen Watford — Dolly Bantry
Judy Cornwell — Heather Badcock
Christopher Hancock — Arthur Badcock
Margaret Courtenay — Miss Knight
Anna Niland — Cherry Baker
Rose Keegan — Gladys Dixon
Rhoda Lewis — Mrs. Brogan
Christopher Good — The Reverend Hawes
Barbara Hicks — Miss Hartnell
Celia Ryder — Mrs. Hopkins
Jon Croft — Inch
Vince Rayner — Station master
Constantine Gregory — Ardwyck Fenn
Glynis Barber — Lola Brewster
Michael Stroud — Delancey
Stuart Harrison — Court Equerry
Amanda Elwes — Margot Bence
Reggie Oliver — Chris
T.R. Bowen — Raymond West (as Trevor Bowen)



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