UK / ITV Network – Central / 12×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 6 November 1989 – 11 February 1991
Executive Producer: Tony Wolfe / Theme Music: Denis King / Producers: John Henderson(season 1) , Johnny Goodman(season 2) / Director: John Henderson
Given that Maureen Lipman has long been one of the UK’s most familiar faces she has never really had too many chances to headline her own material; There was Agony in the late 70′s of course and then there was About Face, from 1989 and again in 1991 which allowed Lipman room to excel in 12 one off individual comedies written by some major names indeed, including the likes of Lipman’s husband Jack Rosenthal as well as [...]
UK / Sky 1 / 1×120 minute episode / Broadcast Friday 26 December 2014 @ 8.30pm
Novel: M.C. Beaton
Comedy crime drama. When she moves to the Cotswolds ex-London PR girl Agatha Raisin very quickly finds her new life boring and decides to enter the local quiche competition in a bid to make inroads into her new community.
When a murder happens though it seems Agatha might well be a suspect, clearly the only thing to do to is find out who the real killer is.
Expect a series if this entertaining caper goes well, MC Beaton (who also created Hamish Macbeth) has penned many Agatha Raisin novels and their picture postcard views of Cotswold village life are [...]