More Christie: with a cast lead by David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School) and Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife, Wolf Hall) as Tommy and Tuppence Beresford area husband and wife detective duo in Partners in Crime. Following its run on BBC One this summer, the six-part drama makes its home entertainment bow courtesy of RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn Label. Produced by Endor Productions and Agatha Christie Productions Ltd., Partners In Crime is set in 1950s London, and follows the couple as they stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and conspiracy. The series comprises of two stories, containing three episodes each, The Secret Adversary and N or M?
When a girl goes missing aboard their train in The Secret Adversary, the adventurous and inquisitive Tuppence begins to investigate the disappearance, with the more cautious Tommy in tow, bringing them into contact with Tommy’s uncle and Third Floor bigwig, Major Anthony Carter (James Fleet – The Vicar of Dibley, Sense and Sensibility). The couple must search for the missing girl and locate a recording that could identify a legendary Soviet assassin.
N or M? finds Major Carter commandeering the couple for a top-secret mission where they must identify which person in a guesthouse in Cromer has stolen a nuclear bomb.
Directed by Edward Hall (Restless, Downton Abbey), the series marks the 125th anniversary of Christie’s birth, and will be released as a two disc set on 31 August 2015, featuring more than ninety minutes of special features.