Fact: Agatha Christie's murder mystery And Then There Were None has topped a list of readers' favourite works by the author to coincide with her 125th birthday on 15 September (15). More than 15,000 people voted for their favourite Christie novel in a global poll. Murder On The Orient Express is second and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd third.
Fact: British actor Jason Durr is set to become the latest star to portray Agatha Christie's famous literary sleuth Hercule Poirot. The Tv regular will replace veteran Robert Powell in touring stageshow Black Coffee. Poirot has been played by David Suchet, Peter Ustinov and Albert Finney, among others.
Fact: The desk used by legendary British novelist Agatha Christie has sold at auction in Cambridge, England for $1,724 (£1,180). The late author is believed to have penned some of her best known works while sitting at the table.