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Miss Marple: The Body in the Library: Part 1


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by Agatha Christie
dramatised in three daily parts by T.R. Bowen

Early summer, sometime in the late 40s. St Mary Mead - a very ordinary, very English village in the Home Counties. One morning the Bantrys wake up to find that everything is suddenly far from ordinary. They call their friend and neighbour, the elderly spinster Jane Marple, to help unravel the disturbingly novelettish mystery they have found themselves entangled in. The investigation takes them to a seaside hotel where some rather unusual people are staying.

(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.00 pm)
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Writer: Agatha Christie
Dramatised by: T.R. Bowen
Music composed by: Ken Howard
Music composed: Alan Blaikey
Make-up Designer: Martha Livesley
Costume Designer: Jan Wright
Film Recordist: Bill Chesnau
Photography: John Walker
Film Editor: Bernard Ashby
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: Silvio Narizzano
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Mrs Bantry: Gwen Watford
Conway Jefferson: Andrew Cruickshank
Col Bantry: Moray Watson
Lorrimer: Valentine Dyall
Col Melchett: Frederick Jaeger
Det Insp Slack: David Horovitch
Basil Blake: Anthony Smee
Adelaide Jefferson: Ciaran Madden
Raymond Starr: Jess Conrad
Josie Turner: Trudie Styler
Mary: Karin Foley
Mr Prescott: Hugh Walters
Dinah Lee: Debbie Arnold
Malcolm: Colin Higgins
PC Palk: John Bardon
Mrs Palk: Anne Rutter
DC Lake: Ian Brimble
Edwards: John Moffatt
Mark Gaskell: Keith Drinkel
Ruby Keene: Sally Jane Jackson
Hugo McLean: Martyn Read
Bridget: Kathleen Breck
George Bartlett: Arthur Bostrom
Peter Carmody: Andrew Downer
Brogan: Sidney Livingstone
Maj Reeve: Stephen Churchett
WPC: Sarah Whitlock
Florrie Small: Karen Seacombe

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Miss Marple: The Body in the Library: Part 1

BBC One London, 26 December 1984 21.00

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