Category Archives: TV

First pic of Rowan Atkinson as Maigret

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Thought I’d share the first picture of Rowan Atkinson as pipe-wielding flic Maigret…

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Coming soon to your telly

Leafing through the Sundays at Villa Past Offences, our Devonshire country residence (temporary), I have picked up a number of classic crime TV hints and tips for the autumn and winter. Hover over your video’s record button for the following: If … Continue reading

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Partners in Crime – the verdict

OK, so UK readers may have just finished watching the first three episodes of Partners in Crime, based on The Secret Adversary. What do you think? Marks out of ten below, and thoughts in the comments…

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Partners in Crime – The Secret Adversary episode 1

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According to Mediatel, 6.5 million people watched the first episode of Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime last night, making it the number one show in the UK. The first episode was a fairly loose adaptation of The Secret Adversary, Agatha … Continue reading

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Partners in Crime: Dates for the UK and US

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An update for those awaiting Partners in Crime. In the UK, the BBC will be airing episode one of The Secret Adversary on Sunday 26th July. In the US, it will be shown on Acorn TV on Thursday, September 3, … Continue reading

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Partners in Crime to air in the UK next month

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According to the BBC website, Partners in Crime, the new series based on Agatha Christie’s adventurers Tommy and Tuppence, will be screened at the end of July. Here are the stars on their roles. David Walliams: These characters have not been … Continue reading

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Houdini and Doyle

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I mentioned a while ago that there are plans to screen a show based on Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle. It has just been announced that the series will star Stephen Mangan, of Green Wing and Episodes and Michael Weston of House as … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie: Partners in Crime

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Partners in Crime Agatha Christie First published in the UK by Collins, 1929 This edition HarperCollins, 2010 ISBN: 9780007111503 Pages: 352 Source: ebook edition In preparation for the BBC’s new version of Partners in Crime (due to be aired this autumn), … Continue reading

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Agatha, Houdini and Doyle

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Two fairly odd projects featuring classic crime writers Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle are in the pipeline. Paramount screenwriter Annie Neal is currently working on a script for Agatha. Apparently the film will be an action adventure focusing on … Continue reading

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Enter The Saint (again)

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The Radio Times has reported that ITV might be resurrecting Leslie Charteris’ the Saint for a new series in 2016. ‘There is a post-Breaking Bad appetite for morally grey characters,’ says writer Ed Whitmore, who has previously worked on Waking the … Continue reading

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