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David Suchet Wants Big-screen Poirot Role

The veteran stage star has played the fictional Belgian detective in 70 episodes of the hit TV show, but viewers saw the famed crimebuster killed off in Curtain: Poirot's Last Case, which aired...

Geraldine Mcewan Dies Aged 82

Geraldine McEwan has died.The actress - who was known for playing the title character in Agatha Christie's 'Marple' - passed away at the age of 82 at Charing Cross Hospital in London on Friday (30.01.15),...

'Miss Marple' Actress Geraldine Mcewan Dies Aged 82

Geraldine McEwan, the British actress best known for her role as Miss Marple in the ITV adaptations of Agatha Christie's detective novels, has died at the age of 82. Her family released a statement on...

Agatha Christie's Jewels Up For Auction

Agatha Christie's family jewels are set to go under the hammer in October (14).A 19th century diamond brooch and an engagement ring thought to have belonged to the English crime writer's mother are expected to...

Dynasty Star Kate O'mara Has Died

Kate O'Mara has died age 74.The actress passed away on Sunday (30.03.14) in a nursing home in Sussex, south England after a short illness.Her agent Phil Belfield said: '''She was extraordinary, she had so much...

Ridley Scott To Produce Murder On The Orient Express

Sir Ridley Scott is remaking 'Murder on the Orient Express'.20th Century Fox has nabbed the rights to Agatha Christie's famous murder mystery novel and has set a trio of top producers to oversee the new...

New Author To Bring Agatha Christie's Poirot Out Of Retirement

Agatha Christie left us with some truly memorable characters in her time as a best-selling author, and no better example can be found than the Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot. Having been put to rest...

David Suchet To Film Final Poirot At Agatha Christie's Devon Retreat

Actor David Suchet is to film his final Poirot movie at author Agatha Christie's holiday retreat in Devon, England.The Brit has portrayed the fictional detective since 1989 and now he's bowing out after appearing in...

Patrick Stewart's Joy Over Mousetrap Performance

Sir Patrick Stewart only watched The Mousetrap on stage one day before he took part in a star-studded gala performance to mark the 60th anniversary of Agatha Christie's celebrated play on Sunday (18Nov12).Hugh Bonneville and...

Stars Unite To Celebrate 60th Anniversary Of The Mousetrap

Sir Patrick Stewart, Hugh Bonneville and Julie Walters are taking part in a star-studded gala performance to mark the 60th anniversary of Agatha Christie's celebrated play The Mousetrap.The actors will take to the stage for...

U.k. Broadcaster Forced To Censor Classic Movie

Old movies used to be a staple of afternoon television on U.S. broadcast television. No longer. However, that may still be the case in the U.K., although the difficulties of finding acceptable films during a...

Sean Bean Arrested For Allegedly Harrassing Ex

Sean Bean has been arrested for allegedly harassing his ex-wife. The 'Game of Thrones' star reportedly made abusive calls and sent angry text messages to actress Georgina Sutcliffe, who he divorced in December 2010 after...

Unseen Agatha Christie Letters Published

A series of letters penned by legendary crime novelist Agatha Christie during a round-the-world trip is to be published for the first time.The British writer headed off to Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Hawaii...

Alice Dellal Becomes New Face Of Chanel

Alice Dellal is the new face of the Boy Chanel handbag collection.The London-based socialite, musician and model - who is known for her signature half-shaved head and punk style - was handpicked by Chanel's Karl...

David Suchet Delight As 'Poirot' Returns For Final Run

David Suchet and 'Poirot' fans can rejoice; it's been announced that the much-loved actor will return next year to reprise his most famous role for the final five times. Back in March it was revealed...

David Suchet Collects Cbe From Prince Charles

David Suchet, the British actor best known for his long-running role as Agatha Christie's detective 'Hercule Poirot', has collected his Cbe from the Prince of Wales, reports Bbc News. David Suchet was honoured for his...

Gemma Arterton Joins Crooked House

Gemma Arterton has signed up to star in Agatha Christie's 'Crooked House'.The British actress will join Julie Andrews, Matthew Goode and Gabriel Byrne in an all-star cast of Neil LaBute's adaptation of the murder mystery.Rewritten...

Plan B Up For Two Ivor Novello Awards

Kylie Minogue, Tinie Tempah and Plan B are all up for Ivor Novello awards.Plan B and Everything Everything lead nominations with two each, and will square off in the songwriting awards' Best Album category. Plan...

Alice Dellal Inspired By Dad's Fashion

Alice Dellal's dad was her fashion icon.The 23-year-old model - sister of shoe designer Charlotte Dellal - admits she was a bit of tomboy when she was growing up and would always look to her...

Jennifer Garner Is Miss Marple

Jennifer Garner is set to bring Agatha Christie's Miss Marple back to life in a new big screen re-imagining of the famous detective stories.The Alias star will play a younger version of the elderly spinster...

Jennifer Garner To Be Miss Marple

Jennifer Garner will play sleuth Miss Marple in a new movie. The 'Alias' actress will take on the role - previously made famous by stars including Gracie Fields, Angela Lansbury and Joan Hickson - in...

Mark Frost Plots Miss Marple Mystery In Prequel Film

Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost is set to give Agatha Christie's Miss Marple a makeover in a movie prequel to the mystery writer's famous detective books.Frost is developing a script which revolves around Marple as...

Young Lands Tv Cameo

British singer/actor WILL YOUNG has landed a cameo role in a new adaptation of AGATHA CHRISTIE classic MISS MARPLE.The Leave Right Now hitmaker first tested his acting skills in 2005, appearing opposite Dame Judi Dench...

Collins Lands Tv Cameo

Veteran actress JOAN COLLINS has landed a cameo role in a new adaptation of AGATHA CHRISTIE classic MISS MARPLE. The 75-year-old former Dynasty star has been offered a guest slot in a new series by...

Julia Mckenzie Is The Next Miss Marple

Sitcom star JULIA MCKENZIE has been selected as the next MISS MARPLE.The 67-year-old actress was awarded the part of the female detective after roles in NOTES ON A SCANDAL and CRANFORD as well as her...

By on 11 February 2008

Mckenzie Named As New Miss Marple

British actress JULIA MCKENZIE has been named as the new MISS MARPLE in the long-running TV adaptations of AGATHA CHRISTIE's novels. The Notes On A Scandal star will appear as the elderly sleuth in the...

Mirren Hopes For Poirot Role

Oscar-winning actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is appealing to British TV bosses to offer her a role in a TV adaptation of AGATHA CHRISTIE's POIROT. The Queen star is a big fan of the legendary detective...

Agyeman Back For Doctor Who

Freema Agyeman is to return to play her character Martha Jones in the forthcoming series of Doctor Who.David Tennant's extremely successful stint as the Time Lord is now into its fourth series but he is...

By on 04 November 2007

Doctor Who Braced For Pompeii

Doctor Who's adventures in next year's new BBC1 series will include a trip to Pompeii prior to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.The BBC says that in the episode, part of the fourth series of the...

By on 25 September 2007

Guests Confirmed For Doctor Who

Guest stars for the new series of Doctor Who have now been confirmed, with some familiar faces joining Kylie Minogue for adventures in the Tardis.Jekyll star Fenella Woolgar will star as Agatha Christie in a...

By on 10 August 2007

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