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Father Brown Christmas special 2016: The Star of Jacob

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A slightly late review of the Father Brown Christmas special, which aired this week on BBC1. The episode opens with a visit from Canon Fox with a message from Brown’s boss, Bishop Reynard. The Duke of Frome has announced he will … Continue reading

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BBC’s The Witness for the Prosecution

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The BBC’s flagship Christie adaptation aired last night. They promised us dark and sexy – but did they deliver? We are certainly a long way from Marple. It doesn’t look like an adaptation of a Golden Age story, and, for example, you … Continue reading

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‘I like young men. I like their company.’ The Witness for the Prosecution

After yesterday’s trailer for Maigret, here’s another Christmas televisual treat – the BBC’s The Witness for the Prosecution, clearly going for ‘brooding and dark’. Nice touch with the cat…

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More Christie adaptations on their way…

            Following the success of And Then There Were None last Christmas, the BBC will be screening eight more Agatha Christie adaptations. This year we will be getting The Witness For The Prosecution, adapted by Sarah … Continue reading

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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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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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Father Brown series 4 (and what happened to Susie Jasinski)

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The Gloucester Citizen has published the first sighting of Father Brown series 4 in the wild… Also, since ‘what happened to Susie Jasinski?’ is one of the most popular searches that bring people to Past Offences, I can provide an … Continue reading

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Father Brown series 3 starts on Monday

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The third series of the BBC’s Father Brown begins next week in the UK. All ten episodes are on BBC One in the traditional early-afternoon slot: 2:15. The core cast, led by Mark Williams as Father Brown, remains unchanged. Only two of the episodes … Continue reading

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