Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

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Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime is a British program made in the early 1980s, based on a collection of short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie .

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford of Blunt's Detective Agency were Agatha Christie's second team of detectives following her success with Poirot and his friend Hastings - but they live in the 1920's, while Poirot is now seen as inhabiting the 1930s.

On the face of it, the Beresfords are a cultured, fun-loving couple, but they are also bright and adventurous, and they went into the detective business because they needed to make some money whilst enjoying themselves. Each case that they undertake has a different theme based on the popular authors of the time, for example G.K. Chesterton's 'Father Brown', Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes', Freeman Wills Croft with his timetables, Edgar Wallace's forgers and so on.

A year after Partners In Crime was made, a special called The Secret Adversary(1982) followed it. This takes us back in time to 1918, when Tommy and Tuppence first met at the end of the First World War.

The whole show is now available on DVD.

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime Next Episode Air Date

TV Show Canceled/Ended.

List of episodes

S1E9 - The Unbreakable Alibi

Air Date: 18 Dec 1983 06:00 (CDT)

S1E10 - The Case of the Missing Lady

Air Date: 01 Jan 1984 06:00 (CDT)

S1E11 - The Crackler

Air Date: 14 Jan 1984 06:00 (CDT)