Agatha Christie’s Marple: Geraldine McEwan Collection

July 17, 2013 - Comment

As seen on the PBS Mystery! series Geraldine McEwan (The Magdalene Sisters, Mapp & Lucia) effortlessly captures the sly wit and keen observations of Agatha Christie’s beloved spinster sleuth in these 12 full-length mysteries. Prim and proper in her smart tweed suits and matching hats, Miss Marple is often overlooked by the police and underestimated

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As seen on the PBS Mystery! series

Geraldine McEwan (The Magdalene Sisters, Mapp & Lucia) effortlessly captures the sly wit and keen observations of Agatha Christie’s beloved spinster sleuth in these 12 full-length mysteries. Prim and proper in her smart tweed suits and matching hats, Miss Marple is often overlooked by the police and underestimated by criminals. But she proves her mettle time and again, solving cases that leave even the most experienced professionals flummoxed. These lavish adaptations are filled with rich period detail and feature top guest stars, including Jane Seymour, Joanna Lumley, Derek Jacobi, Zoë Wanamaker, Eileen Atkins, Anthony Andrews, Peter Davison, Timothy Dalton, John Hannah, Keeley Hawes, Greg Wise, Francesca Annis, and Juliet Stevenson. “Irresistible” –TV Guide.

THE MYSTERIES
The Murder at the Vicarage
The Body in the Library
A Murder Is Announced
4:50 From Paddington
Sleeping Murder
By the Pricking of My Thumbs
The Moving Finger
The Sittaford Mystery
Towards Zero
Nemesis
At Bertram’s Hotel
Ordeal by Innocence

Comments

Harold Wolf "Doc" says:

All Marple–All Geraldine McEwan–Complete mystery entertainment McEwan debuted as Miss Marple in late 2004 and soon received a best actress nomination and the show was nominated as “Outstanding” twice including an Emmy. She’s played crime before as Lucia in Mapp & Lucia AND she was Mrs. Tripp in Wallace & Gromit films. In 2003, Geraldine was chosen to play Agatha Christie’s Jane Marple. She retired in 2007 from that role after completing 12 hugely popular two-hour mysteries. This set is the complete series of Marple stories with McEwan as the `Lady…

S. Woodward says:

Altered plots – but delightful! Full disclosure: I’m very particular about my Marples. When it comes to Poirot, there’s no argument that David Suchet is THE Poirot, but who is the real Marple? Geraldine McEwan is the winner, in my mind.Are the plots of the movies altered from the original books? Yes. I actually prefer that to be honest. I’ve read every Agatha Christie novel so many times that it wouldn’t really be a “mystery” to me if they hadn’t changed the plots a bit, and I do like what they’ve done with some…

K. Campbell says:

One of the best Miss Marples Geraldine McEwan is my favorite Miss Marple along with Margaret Rutherford. Both collections of the Christie stories offer some of the best takes on the novels. McEwan’s turn in both Vanity Fair and this collection are not to be missed.

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