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Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime - Preview

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

Preview by Jack Foley

IN A major new adaptation, the BBC is bringing Agatha Christie’s acclaimed Partners In Crime novels to life with an all-star cast lead by David Walliams (Little Britain) and Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife) as Tommy and Tuppence Beresford – a husband and wife detective duo.

Following its run on BBC One, this thrilling six-part drama comes to DVD on August 31, 2015, courtesy of RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn Label.

Produced by Endor Productions and Agatha Christie Productions Ltd., Partners In Crime is an action-packed, fun-filled espionage series set in 1950s London, and follows the couple as they stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and conspiracy.

The series comprises of two stories, containing three episodes each, The Secret Adversary and N or M?

When a girl goes missing aboard their train in The Secret Adversary, the adventurous and inquisitive Tuppence begins to investigate the disappearance, with the more cautious Tommy in tow, bringing them into contact with Tommy’s uncle and Third Floor bigwig, Major Anthony Carter (James Fleet – The Vicar of Dibley).

The couple must search for the missing girl and locate a recording that could identify a legendary Soviet assassin.

N or M? finds Major Carter commandeering the couple for a top-secret mission where they must identify which person in a guesthouse in Cromer has stolen a nuclear bomb.

With strong characters, sumptuous costumes, superb stunts, stunning period sets, and bucketloads of humour, this series marks the 125th anniversary of Christie’s birth, and will be released as a two disc set featuring more than ninety minutes of special features.