This compelling collection of whodunits, whydunits and what-have-they-actually-dunits features some of Agatha Christie's finest and most puzzling challenges. The champagne-sipping, crime-sniffing couple of Tommy and Tuppence leads the way with ten stunning mysteries that need to be uncovered in the series known as 'Partners in Crime'. How they came to form the International Detective Agency is further explored in 'The Secret Adversary'. The Pale Horse pits a young man with an eye for danger against a perilous coven of conniving and black magic. Sparkling Cyanide revels in the coincidence of money, manipulation and murder, uncovered by Colonel Reece and Dr. Catherine Kendall. And Why Didn't They Ask Evans? is the question to hand when Bobby Jones comes across a dying man with links to the Bassington-French estate and a world of all-too tempting inheritances. All-star casts include Francesca Annnis, Peter Barkworth, Honor Blackman, Pauline Collins, Kenneth Cranham, John Gielgud, Alec McCowen, Jean Marsh, Hermione Norris, Eric Porter, Leslie Phillips, James Wilby and more, in a glamorous collection of crime from the Queen of the genre, Agatha Christie. Special Features: Agatha Christie Biography and Bibliography The Glamorous Fashions of Tuppence, Tommy and Tuppence Gallery. Cast Filmographies. Subtitles. Contains 6 discs. Cert 12.
Based on the books by Ann Cleeves, Vera is a psychological crime drama following the investigations of the inimitable DI Vera Stanhope; played by the award-winning Brenda Blethyn. Set around the Northumberland coast, the titular detective uses her skill and instinct to expose the secrets settling at the heart of the county's small communities. This release includes the complete first to third series. Contains 6 discs. Cert 12.