Miss Marple

8:30pm Saturday, April 21 on Prime

Drama

The Pale Horse

Miss Marple’s old friend Father Gorman is found brutally murdered. When she receives a list of names through the post, sent by Gorman moments before his death, she determines to find justice for her friend. A clue leads her to The Pale Horse, an inn run by three modern day witches who claim to inflict death by black magic. When a guest is found dead Marple goes to dangerous lengths to solve the mystery. Are the murders really being committed by magic or is there something even more sinister at work?

8:30pm Saturday, April 14 on Prime

Drama

The Blue Geranium

Miss Marple talks her way into the gentlemen’s club of her old friend Sir Henry Clithering to ask for his help with a troubling case. She has new evidence about the Blue Geranium Murder and needs Sir Henry’s help to stop the court hearing. Did the wealthy and unpopular Mary Pritchard really die of shock when the geranium in her wallpaper turned blue?

8:30pm Saturday, April 7 on Prime

Drama

A lavish weekend party sees Miss Marple accompany Lady Virginia Revel to her family home of Chimneys – a house which was once prized for its diplomatic gatherings until a rare diamond was stolen from the premises over twenty years ago. Virginia must decide by the end of the weekend whether to accept a marriage proposal from the tenacious career politician George Lomax or to follow her heart and the courtship of another more adventurous suitor, Anthony Cade. Throughout the course of the evening, a contract for the sale of the house is drawn up only for the purchaser to be found dead in a secret passageway within its walls. The Chief Inspector arrives from Scotland Yard to investigate, enlisting Miss Marple’s help. When the bones of a long dead servant are uncovered, Miss Marple begins to realise that the secret of Chimneys is darker than even she had realised.

8:40pm Saturday, March 31 on Prime

Drama

The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side

Julia McKenzie returns to Prime as Agatha Christie’s famous spinster sleuth, Miss Marple. In this new episode, Hollywood glamour arrives in St. Mary Mead when actress Marina Gregg and her young English film director husband Jason Rudd take up residence at Gossington Hall. Curious locals gather at a drinks reception hosted by the glamorous couple, but Marina’s happy new role as Lady of the Manor seems to be under threat when an excitable fan drinks a poisoned cocktail. For whom was the lethal drink really intended? Featuring Joanna Lumley.

Drama

The formidable Lady Tressilian reluctantly hosts a house party at her Devon estate, where loyal companion Mary and old friend Treves help their wheelchair bound host entertain a glittering array of guests. Eyebrows are raised when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Neville Strange arrives with his attractive but high maintenance new wife Kay, even though his elegant first wife Audrey is also attending.

Miss Marple, an old school friend of Lady Tressilian, is intrigued when the eccentric Treves tells a story about a child murderer who was never convicted. The next day, Treves is found dead.

Sexual tensions and marital mishaps play out as Miss Marple observes the guests as they holiday by the sea. And it’s not long before another gruesome murder takes place. Local Superintendent Mallard tries to find the killer within this tightly wound group of people and finds betrayal and revenge at the heart of it all.

The star-studded British cast includes Alan Davies (Jonathan Creek), Tom Baker (Doctor Who), Julie Graham (Bonekickers, At Home with the Braithwaites), Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Eileen Atkins (Gosford Park).

SATURDAY 4th April

Prime is delighted to bring you a new set of murder mysteries based on the stories of world renowned queen of crime Agatha Christie, with acclaimed actress Geraldine McEwan (The Magdalene Sisters; Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit) as much-loved amateur sleuth Miss Jane Marple.

Nemesis

Miss Marple is faced with her greatest challenge when a deceased friend leaves instructions for her to investigate a crime – without telling her what the crime is! Guest cast includes Richard E Grant and Amanda Burton.