Agatha Christie

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Marple: Twelve New Stories by various authors audiobook review – the sleuth reimagined
A dozen acclaimed authors, including Val McDermid and Naomi Alderman, create new mysteries for Agatha Christie’s detective to solve

Fiona Sturges

27, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Guess who? Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Sophie Hannah and other crime writers reveal their favourite detectives
At the end of a year when murder mysteries rode high in the charts, we ask crime writers to celebrate the best fictional detectives

John Banville, Ian Rankin, Natalie Haynes, Saima Mir, Mark Billingham ,Dreda Say Mitchell, Ann Cleeves, Kate Mosse, Alyssa Cole, Val McDermid, Stella Duffy, Sophie Hannah, Jean Kwok, Sara Paretsky, David Baldacci,

10, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The week in TV: World Cup 2022; David Baddiel: Jews Don’t Count; Wednesday; Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen
Qatar is all about the armbands, David Baddiel throws the book at antisemitism, Wednesday Addams deserves better, and Lucy Worsley does the queen of crime proud

Barbara Ellen

27, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Mousetrap: Agatha Christie’s West End hit to make Broadway debut after 70 years
Whodunnit running in the West End since 1952, interrupted only by Covid, will open in New York in 2023

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

25, Nov, 2022 @10:08 AM

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And then there were more: Knives Out, Agatha Christie and nonstop murder mystery boom
Classic murder yarns are back on our screens, inspired by the queen of crime fiction, but given a fresh twist to keep audiences on their toes

Vanessa Thorpe

05, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The Mousetrap review – the world’s longest-running play gets new life in Australia
Robyn Nevin’s take on the Agatha Christie production – which turns 70 this year – is as tight, springy and comforting as it should be

Jason Blake

11, Oct, 2022 @12:16 AM

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Agatha Christie by Lucy Worsley; Marple: Twelve New Stories – review
With a keen historian’s eye, Lucy Worsley pieces together the queen of crime’s life, work and misunderstood episode of mental illness, while Val McDermid, Natalie Haynes and others put a fresh spin on Miss Marple

Stephanie Merritt

18, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Feminist icon’ Miss Marple returns in 12 new authorised mystery stories
Agatha Christie’s detective faces a dozen fresh cases in newly commissioned work by authors including Val McDermid, Dreda Say Mitchell, Kate Mosse and Natalie Haynes

Sarah Shaffi

15, Sep, 2022 @11:15 AM

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The real mystery in See How They Run is its mishandling of The Mousetrap
The whodunnit starring Saoirse Ronan is a fun spoof but tinkers with history and never captures the unique way Agatha Christie’s play fascinated audiences in the 50s

Michael Billington

14, Sep, 2022 @7:47 PM

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See How They Run review – a starry, theatrical Agatha Christie romp
Christie’s The Mousetrap inspires Tom George’s fun whodunnit meta-spoof, with Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan making a fine comic double act

Nick James

11, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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See How They Run review – Agatha Christie spoof scampers through 50s theatreland
This likable whodunnit comedy sees Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan on the trail of high-camp crime in the original production of The Mousetrap

Peter Bradshaw

07, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Agatha Christie by Lucy Worsley review – in search of the elusive author
The historian shines a light on the modernity of Christie’s crime fiction and debunks the myths surrounding her disappearance

Alex Clark

31, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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