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Explore iconic Agatha Christie screen adaptations


Agatha Christie’s thrilling novels are popular with film and TV audiences around the globe and continue to be adapted for the big and small screens. This year Kenneth Branagh leads an all-star cast in a film adaptation of Christie’s bestselling mystery Murder on the Orient Express, whilst BBC and Amazon bring Ordeal by Innocence to the small screen with Bill Nighy in the limelight. The legacy of Agatha Christie on screen continues popular to this day and includes firm favourites Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Agatha Christie’s Marple. Discover the world of Agatha Christie on screen and enjoy new and classic adaptations of the Queen of Crime’s stories and sleuths.

In the Spotlight

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In the Spotlight

20th Century Fox bring Agatha Christie to the big screen in a new adaptation of her classic mystery, Murder on the Orient Express, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh. The impressive ensemble cast includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench and Penelope Cruz to name a few. Discover the cast and watch the trailer now.

Contemporary Christie

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Contemporary Christie

Enjoy a fresh, heart-thumping take on some of Agatha Christie’s greatest stories from bestselling mystery And Then There Were None to Ordeal by Innocence.

Contemporary Agatha Christie Film & TV productions

Around the World

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Around the World

Discover the world of international Agatha Christie adaptations.

International Agatha Christie adaptations

Classic Christie

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Classic Christie

Agatha Christie's thrilling stories have been being adapted for almost 90 years. Discover a selection of the world's favourites.

Classic Agatha Christie Film and TV adaptations

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Did you know?

  1. 20th Century Fox are creating a new film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh.

  2. David Suchet was recommended for the part of Hercule Poirot by Christie’s family who had seen him play Blott in the TV adaptation of Tom Sharpe’s Blott on the Landscape.

  3. The BBC will be developing 7 new adaptations of Agatha Christie's stories, beginning with Ordeal by Innocence.

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