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Murder, Marple and Me archiveBefore Miss Marple, Margaret Rutherford was well known and much loved as a comic actress. She was an unlikely choice for the role that she reluctantly took on, the character that has made her eternally and internationally famous. Legendary mystery author Agatha Christie never wanted the Miss Marple novels taken to the screen at all, and was disappointed when Margaret Rutherford was given the job. But what tragic scandal was revealed that led them to put aside their mutual distaste and develop a touching friendship? The intriguing and sometimes salacious world of the British film industry in the 1960s is the setting for a remarkable dramatic story about two of the nation's most influential women in the arts at that time.

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Author: Philip Meeks
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Archive listings for Murder, Marple and Me

Work type: Play.

T048369726

Actor Janet Prince brings to life three women - Margaret Rutherford, Agatha Christie and The Spinster - in a compelling physical, vocal and emotional performance directed by the acclaimed Stella Duffy. Age 12+. Running time: 1hr 15mins (no interval)Presented byGilded Balloon. Director Stella Duffy. Design Cherry Truluck. Lighting Martin McLaughlin. Sound Martyn Duffy. Performer Janet Prince.
11 Jun 13 to 19 Jun 13The Ambassadors Theatre, West End :: V382
listing details L2134157372
31 May 13Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
listing details L01888410508
18 May 13The Maltings, Berwick-on-Tweed :: V986
listing details L01873938627
26 Apr 13Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
listing details L01333688569
11 Apr 13Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh :: V633
listing details L988188665
11 Apr 13Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh :: V1394079992
listing details L31605517
9 Mar 13Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
listing details L01124884906

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