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Agatha Christie

Ordeal by Innocence

1. Stranger

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

A stranger visits the the Argyle family with good news about their late mother's murder. Or so he thinks. Stars Mark Umbers. Show more

Agatha Christie

Ordeal by Innocence

2. Searching

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Dr Calgary joins forces with Inspector Huish to find out the truth about Rachel Argyle's murder. Stars Jaqueline Defferary. Show more

Agatha Christie

Ordeal by Innocence

3. On Guard

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Now Philip's been found dead, most members of the family believe Dr Calgary and everyone is on their guard. Stars Mark Umbers. Show more

Miss Marple's Final Cases

Episode 3: Sanctuary

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Miss Marple and her god-daughter Bunch arrive at the local church to discover a dying man. His last words provide the clues to unlock an unsolved crime. Show more

Miss Marple's Final Cases

Episode 1: Tape-Measure Murder

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

June Whitfield returns as Miss Marple in the first of three Agatha Christie dramatisations by Joy Wilkinson. To open, a murdered wife and a husband under suspicion. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
June Whitfield
Inspector Slack:
Stephen Critchlow
Miss Hartnell:
Jessica Turner
Miss Politt:
Alison Pettit
Mr Spenlow:
Sam Dale
Ted Gerard:
Chris Pavlo
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

A dying woman confesses a terrible secret about a 'pale horse' to her priest, giving him a list of names as she does so, but the priest dies before we can find out any more. Show more

Contributors

Mark Easterbrook:
Jason Hughes
Inspector Lejeune:
Michael Bertenshaw
Osborne:
Ron Cook
Mrs Davis:
Jane Slavin
Thomasina:
Georgie Fuller
Director:
Mary Peate

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Despite his girlfriend's irritation, historian Mark Easterbrook can't resist looking into the recent deaths. Show more

Contributors

Mark Easterbrook:
Jason Hughes
Inspector Lejeune:
Michael Bertenshaw
Osborne:
Ron Cook
Mrs Davis:
Jane Slavin
Thomasina:
Georgie Fuller
Director:
Mary Peate

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Mark Easterbrook has teamed up with Ginger in order to discover who is at the bottom of the recent spate of mysterious deaths. And they think they have found the perfect plan. Show more

Contributors

Mark Easterbrook:
Jason Hughes
Inspector Lejeune:
Michael Bertenshaw
Osborne:
Ron Cook
Mrs Davis:
Jane Slavin
Mrs Tuckerton:
Jane Slavin
Director:
Mary Peate

Miss Marple's Final Cases

Episode 2: The Case of the Perfect Maid

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Miss Marple looks into the curious sacking of a lady's maid. Her skills are also required when her crime writer nephew arrives on the doorstep with a severe case of writer's block. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
June Whitfield
Raymond West:
Raymond Coulthard
Lavinia Skinner:
Claudie Blakley
Emily Skinner:
Tracy Wiles
Inspector Slack:
Stephen Critchlow
Miss Hartnell:
Jessica Turner
Director:
Gemma Jenkins

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Mystery based on Agatha Christie's novel. Cut down to half their original number, the surviving guests of Soldier Island are in danger of losing their minds. Show more

Contributors

Judge Lawrence Wargrave:
Charles Dance
Vera Claythorne:
Maeve Dermody
Det Sgt William Blore:
Burn Gorman
Doctor Edward Armstrong:
Toby Stephens
Philip Lombard:
Aidan Turner
Olivia Ogilvie Hamilton:
Catherine Bailey
Cyril Ogilvie Hamilton:
Harley Gallacher
Edward Seton:
Joseph Prowen
Landor:
Tom Clegg
Producer:
Abi Bach

Saturday Drama

Agatha Christie - And Then There Were None

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Ten guests travel to an island. Each is an unconvicted murderer and none will leave the island alive. Stars Geoffrey Whitehead. Show more

Contributors

Vera Claythorne:
Lyndsey Marshal
Captain Lombard:
Alex Wyndham
Emily Brent:
Joanna Monro
Dr Armstrong:
Sean Baker
Mr Justice Wargrave:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Anthony Marston:
Lloyd Thomas
Mr Blore:
Sam Dale
Narracott:
Adeel Akhtar
General MacArthur:
John Rowe
Mr Rogers:
Wayne Foskett
Mrs Rogers:
Sally Orrock
Gramophone Voice:
Jude Akuwudike
Director:
Mary Peate

Genres

Ordeal by Innocence

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Adaptation of Agatha Christie's book. Heiress Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate. Eighteen months later, the identity of the murderer is thrown in doubt. Show more

Contributors

Leo Argyll:
Bill Nighy
Jack Argyll:
Anthony Boyle
Rachel Argyll:
Anna Chancellor
Kirsten Lindstrom:
Morven Christie
Tina Argyll:
Crystal Clarke
Mickey Argyll:
Christian Cooke
Gwenda Vaughan:
Alice Eve
Philip Durrant:
Matthew Goode
Hester Argyll:
Ella Purnell
Mary Durrant:
Eleanor Tomlinson
Dr Arthur Calgary:
Luke Treadaway
Bellamy Gould:
Brian McCardie
Young Jack:
Luke Murray
Young Hester:
Hayden Robertson
Young Tina:
Abigail Conteh
Young Mickey:
Rhys Lambert
Lydia Gould:
Frances Grey
Executive Producer:
Basi Akpabio
Executive Producer:
James Prichard
Executive Producer:
Sarah Phelps
Executive Producer:
Karen Thrussell
Executive Producer:
Damien Timmer
Executive Producer:
Helen Ziegler
Executive Producer:
Gaynor Holmes
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

Ordeal by Innocence

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Adaptation of Agatha Christie's book. Calgary is determined to prove that Jack died an innocent man, but his alibi puts him in perilous danger of his own. Show more

Contributors

Leo Argyll:
Bill Nighy
Jack Argyll:
Anthony Boyle
Rachel Argyll:
Anna Chancellor
Kirsten Lindstrom:
Morven Christie
Tina Argyll:
Crystal Clarke
Mickey Argyll:
Christian Cooke
Gwenda Vaughan:
Alice Eve
Philip Durrant:
Matthew Goode
Hester Argyll:
Ella Purnell
Mary Durrant:
Eleanor Tomlinson
Dr Arthur Calgary:
Luke Treadaway
Young Mickey:
Rhys Lambert
Young Jack:
Luke Murray
Young Tina:
Abigail Conteh
Young Hester:
Hayden Robertson
Bellamy Gould:
Brian McCardie
Lydia Gould:
Frances Grey
Dr Edwin Morsuch:
Sandy Welch
Executive Producer:
Basi Akpabio
Executive Producer:
James Prichard
Executive Producer:
Sarah Phelps
Executive Producer:
Karen Thrussell
Executive Producer:
Damien Timmer
Executive Producer:
Helen Ziegler
Executive Producer:
Gaynor Holmes
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

Ordeal by Innocence

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 9 months

Adaptation of Agatha Christie's book. The devastating events that led up to Rachel's murder are revealed, and the true identity of her killer is finally unmasked. Show more

Contributors

Leo Argyll:
Bill Nighy
Jack Argyll:
Anthony Boyle
Rachel Argyll:
Anna Chancellor
Kirsten Lindstrom:
Morven Christie
Tina Argyll:
Crystal Clarke
Mickey Argyll:
Christian Cooke
Gwenda Vaughan:
Alice Eve
Philip Durrant:
Matthew Goode
Hester Argyll:
Ella Purnell
Mary Durrant:
Eleanor Tomlinson
Dr Arthur Calgary:
Luke Treadaway
Young Jack:
Luke Murray
Young Tina:
Abigail Conteh
Young Mickey:
Rhys Lambert
Young Hester:
Hayden Robertson
Young Kirsten:
Alexandra Finnie
Bellamy Gould:
Brian McCardie
Dr Edwin Morsuch:
Sandy Welch
Executive Producer:
Basi Akpabio
Executive Producer:
James Prichard
Executive Producer:
Sarah Phelps
Executive Producer:
Karen Thrussell
Executive Producer:
Damien Timmer
Executive Producer:
Helen Ziegler
Executive Producer:
Gaynor Holmes
Production Company:
Mammoth Screen

Afternoon Reading

Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Mr Quin

Episode 1: The World's End

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

A story told on a Corsican clifftop leaves a deep impression on a young artist. Has Mr Quin once again appeared in time to avert a possible tragedy? Show more

Afternoon Reading

Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Mr Quin

Episode 2: The Face of Helen

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

A beautiful woman in the audience at the opera finds herself caught between two men. Will Mr Satterthwaite act in time to avert a tragedy? Show more

Afternoon Reading

Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Mr Quin

Episode 3: The Sign in the Sky

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Martin Jarvis reads three stories by Agatha Christie. Mr Quin and Mr Satterthwaite investigate a possible miscarriage of justice. Show more

Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 3: Part Three

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Concluding part of an adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel. Miss Marple is convinced that the death of schoolgirl Pamela Reeve holds the key to the mystery of the double murder. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Sir Henry Clithering:
Raymond Francis
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
Edwards:
John Moffatt
Mark Gaskell:
Keith Drinkel
Hugo McLean:
Martyn Read
Pamela Reeve:
Astra Sheridan
George Bartlett:
Arthur Bostrom
Peter Carmody:
Andrew Downer
Florrie Small:
Karen Seacombe
Dinah Lee:
Debbie Arnold
Writer:
TR Bowen
Producer:
Guy Slater

Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 1: Part One

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Period crime drama. The ordered tranquility of life in St Mary Mead is shattered by a mysterious discovery. Miss Marple's investigations lead her to a seaside hotel. Show more

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Mr Prescott:
Hugh Walters
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Dinah Lee:
Debbie Arnold
PC Palk:
John Bardon
Mrs Palk:
Anne Rutter
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
Writer:
TR Bowen
Producer:
Guy Slater

Miss Marple

The Body in the Library

Part 2: Part Two

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

While the investigation centres on the Jefferson family and their entourage, Miss Marple's hunch about a second killing proves all too tragically justified.

Contributors

Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Dolly Bantry:
Gwen Watford
Colonel Bantry:
Moray Watson
Sir Henry Clithering:
Raymond Francis
Colonel Melchett:
Frederick Jaeger
Detective Inspector Slack:
David Horovitch
Conway Jefferson:
Andrew Cruickshank
Adelaide Jefferson:
Ciaran Madden
Mr Prescott:
Hugh Walters
Raymond Starr:
Jess Conrad
Josie Turner:
Trudie Styler
Basil Blake:
Anthony Smee
Detective Constable Lake:
Ian Brimble
PC Palk:
John Bardon
Edwards:
John Moffatt
Mark Gaskell:
Keith Drinkel
Hugo McLean:
Martyn Read
George Bartlett:
Arthur Bostrom
Peter Carmody:
Andrew Downer
Major Reeve:
Stephen Churchett
Writer:
TR Bowen
Producer:
Guy Slater