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First look images revealed for Magpie Murders adaptation



Eleventh Hour Films, BritBox UK and MASTERPIECE today unveiled a selection of initial images from the upcoming adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s acclaimed and best-selling novel Magpie Murders, which wrapped production in London, Suffolk and Ireland last month. 

The plot to Magpie Murders revolves around the character Susan Ryeland, played by Lesley Manville, an editor who is given an unfinished manuscript by best-selling mystery writer Alan Conway (Conleth Hill), featuring Conway’s detective Atticus Pünd (Timothy McMullan), and has little idea it will change her life.

Pictured: DANIEL MAYS as Inspector Raymond Chubb

Further cast members include Daniel Mays (Line of Duty, Des), Alexandros Logothetis (42°C, The Island), Claire Rushbrook (Whitechapel, My Mad Fat Diary), Matthew Beard (Dracula, And When Did You Last See Your Father?), Pippa Haywood (Bodyguard, Green Wing, Bridgerton) and Michael Maloney (The Crown, The Trial Of Christine Keeler). Produced by Eleventh Hour Films, Magpie Murders is helmed by director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, Military Wives, The A Word) and distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Television.

Pictured: LESLEY MANVILLE as Susan Ryeland

Magpie Murders will launch on BritBox UK and MASTERPIECE in 2022.

Pictured: (L-R) MATTHEW BEARD as James Fraser, TIM MCMULLAN as Atticus Pünd, Director Peter Cattaneo and LESLEY MANVILLE as Susan Ryeland

The main featured image shows LESLEY MANVILLE as Susan Ryeland and TIM MCMULLAN as Atticus Pünd.