Agatha Christie Marple. Season 4



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Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media : ITV Global Entertainment, [2009]
4 videodiscs (approximately 372 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
054961821396 AMP-8213

Based on the novels by Agatha Christie

Volume 1. A pocket full of rye / screenplay, Kevin Elyot ; directed by Charles Palmer (93 min.) -- Volume 2. Murder is easy / screenplay, Stephen Churchett ; directed by Hettie MacDonald (93 min.) -- Volume 3. They do it with mirrors / screenplay, Paul Rutman ; directed by Andy Wilson (93 min.) -- Why didn't they ask Evans? / screenplay, Patrick Barlow ; directoed by Nicholas Renton (93 min.)

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose

Originally produced as episodes of the PBS Masterpiece Mystery! series

Special features: Disc 1. Agatha Christie biography; Julia McKenzie biography; Cast filmography; Photo gallery. Discs 2-4. Photo gallery; Cast filmographies

Composer, Dominik Scherrer ; director of photography, Cinders Forshaw, Martin Fuhrer, Peter Greenhalgh, Gavin Finney ; editor, Matthew Tabern, Kevin Lester ; production designer, Jeff Tessler ; costume designer, Andrea Galer

Julia McKenzie, (A pocket full of rye) Helen Baxendale, Joseph Beattie, Ken Campbell, Lucy Cohu, Ken Cranham, Rupert Graves, Ralf Little, Matthew MacFadyen, Anna Madeley, Ben Miles, Hattie Morahan, Wendy Richard, Edward Tudor Pole, Liz White, Prunella Scales, (Murder is easy) Camilla Arfwedson, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Anna Chancellor, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Haig, Shirley Henderson, James Lance, Lyndsey Marshal, Steve Pemberton, Jemma Redgrave, Hugo Speer, Margo Stilley, Sylvia Syms, Russell Tovey, (They do it with mirrors) Elliot Cowan, Brian Cox, Liam Garrigan, Emma Griffiths Malin, Sean Hughes, Alex Jennings, Jordan Long, Ian Ogilvy, Tom Payne, Maxine Peake, Alexie Sayle, Sarah Smart, Nigel Terry, Penelope Wilton, Joan Collins, (Why didn't they ask Evans?) Sean Biggerstaff, Samantha Bond, Richard Briers, Warren Clarke, Natalie Dormer, Freddie Fox, Helen Lederer, Rik Mayall, Georgia Moffett, Hannah Murray, Rafe Spall, Mark Williams

Not rated

DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital stereo

In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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