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Agatha Christie – A Life in Pictures (BBC-2 2004 with Olivia Williams and Anna Massey)



UK / BBC Two – Wall to Wall / 1×90 minute episode / 22 September 2004

Writer and Director: Richard Curson-Smith / Executive Producers: Jacquie Hughes and Leanne Klein / Producer: Colette Flight

The story of Agatha Christie’s early life – told in flashbacks from two points – that of the older Agatha at a 1960s press call celebrating 10 years of The Mousetrap play, and that of the younger Agatha struggling to regain her memory with a psychiatrist following an accident which resulted in her famous disappearance for a couple of weeks.

Olivia Williams as Agatha Christie
Anna Massey as Older Agatha
Bonnie Wright as Young Agatha
Raymond Coulthard as Archie Christie
Bertie Carvel as Max Mallowan
Stephen Boxer as Psychiatrist
Mark Gatiss as Kenyon
Richard Leaf as Gunman
Anthony O’Donnell as Kenward / Poirot
Celia Montague as Clara
Vicki Pepperdine as Carlo
Olivia Darnley as Nurse
Edmund Kingsley as Soldier
Tim McMullan as Pharmacist
James Tucker as Reggie