Agatha Christie – Miss Marple’s Final Cases


June Whitfield returns as the deceptively mild spinster sleuth in three full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations.

Specially broadcast to mark the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth, these brand new dramas are based on three of her best short stories.

Tape-Measure Murder: When Mrs Spenlow is murdered in St Mary Mead, the village gossips all agree that her husband must have killed her until Miss Marple is called as an alibi….

The Case of the Perfect Maid: Miss Marple investigates the problem of a lady’s maid who has been mysteriously sacked while also helping her crime writer nephew Raymond West to cure his writer’s block.

Sanctuary: Miss Marple and her god-daughter Bunch are horrified when they discover a dying man in the local church. Can Miss Marple deduce his identity and his killer from his last words?

First published in the collection Miss Marple’s Final Cases, these three delightfully clever tales will keep you guessing till the end. Starring June Whitfield reprising her role as Miss Marple for the first time since 2001 they are dramatised for BBC Radio 4 by Joy Wilkinson.

Author: Agatha Christie
Narrator: June Whitfield
Duration: 1 hr and 22 minutes
Released: 15 May 2011
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
Language: English

User Review:

viewpoint mutual

That was so enjoyable, took me back many years, loved every minute and was sad when it ended.. Stories like these will never lose their charm and the narration was excellent.