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Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain.
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Series cast summary:
Jessica Raine ...  Tuppence Beresford 6 episodes, 2015
David Walliams ...  Tommy Beresford 6 episodes, 2015
James Fleet ...  Carter 6 episodes, 2015
Matthew Steer ...  Albert 6 episodes, 2015
Paul Brennen ...  Lucky 3 episodes, 2015
Jonny Phillips ...  Whittington 3 episodes, 2015
Clarke Peters ...  Julius Hersheimmer 3 episodes, 2015
Hannah Waddingham ...  Blonde Assassin 3 episodes, 2015
Madeline Appiah ...  Annette 3 episodes, 2015
Camilla Beeput ...  Jane Finn 3 episodes, 2015
Christina Cole ...  Mrs Sprot 3 episodes, 2015
Aoife McMahon ...  Sheila Perenna 3 episodes, 2015
Roy Marsden ...  Commander Haydock 3 episodes, 2015
Ed Speleers ...  Carl Denim 3 episodes, 2015
Pinar Ögün ...  Veronika Urbanowicz 3 episodes, 2015
Danny Lee Wynter Danny Lee Wynter ...  Gilbert Worthing 2 episodes, 2015
Andrew Havill ...  James Peel KC 2 episodes, 2015
Alice Krige ...  Rita Vandemeyer 2 episodes, 2015
Robert Whitelock ...  Conrad 2 episodes, 2015
Robert Hands Robert Hands ...  Mr Minton 2 episodes, 2015
Alyy Khan ...  Major Khan 2 episodes, 2015
Issy Van Randwyck ...  Mrs Minton 2 episodes, 2015
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Set in the leafy suburbs of 1950s London, the Beresfords find themselves in need of some adventure in their lives. With Tommy undertaking a variety of business opportunities, and Tuppence trying to dissuade him, the couple find themselves in the wrong place at the right time to solve a mystery - or two - and perhaps save someone's life. They are about to enter a world of espionage and skulduggery guided by Tommy's mysterious Uncle, Major Carter. It is a world which will prove easier to enter than to leave.

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26 July 2015 (UK) See more »

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Parts of the series were filmed at Cromer in Norfolk, England, including the pier and The Wellington public house on New Street. See more »

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Walliams and Raine - partners in crime
2 August 2015 | by studioATSee all my reviews

As it's the anniversary of Agatha Christie's the BBC have decided to revive her lesser known characters from the 'Partners in Crime' series of novels and short stories.

Sunday night seems to be the perfect time to put this kind of drama. not only is it well shot but the stories are just about taxing enough to be interesting, while not too demanding. Stretching one novel into two parts seems to be a smart move too.

As for the casting I know David Walliams divided a lot of opinion in the press but to be honest I was surprised by his performance. He brings a lot of warmth to the character and there was real subtlety in what he did.

The real star of the show though for me is Jessica Raine, who shines as Tuppence in every scene she is in. She makes the dynamic between her and Walliams believable and can play both the drama and the comedy of the stories well.

Overall a good addition to Sunday night telly. Long may it continue.


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