In a major new adaptation, the BBC is bringing Agatha Christie's acclaimed Partners In Crime novels to life with an all-star cast lead by David Walliams (Little Britain) and Jessica Raine (Call The Midwife) as Tommy and Tuppence Beresford - a husband and wife detective duo. Following its run on BBC One starting 26th July 2015, this thrilling six-part drama comes to DVD on 31st August 2015 courtesy of RLJ Entertainment.
Produced by Endor Productions and Agatha Christie Productions Ltd., Partners In Crime is an action-packed, fun-filled espionage series set in 1950s London, and follows the couple as they stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and conspiracy. The series comprises of two stories, containing three episodes each, The Secret Adversary and N or M?
When a girl goes missing aboard their train in The Secret Adversary, the adventurous and inquisitive Tuppence begins to investigate the disappearance, with the more cautious Tommy in tow, bringing them into contact with Tommy's uncle and Third Floor bigwig, Major Anthony Carter (James Fleet - The Vicar of Dibley). The couple must search for the missing girl and locate a recording that could identify a legendary Soviet assassin.
N or M? finds Major Carter commandeering the couple for a top-secret mission where they must identify which person in a guest house in Cromer has stolen a nuclear bomb.
Directed by Edward Hall (Restless, Downton Abbey), the series marks the 125th anniversary of Christie's birth, and will be released as a two disc set on 31st August 2015, featuring more than ninety minutes of special features.
With strong characters, sumptuous costumes, superb stunts, stunning period sets, and bucket loads of humour, this enthralling series also stars Matthew Steer (Cinderella), Clarke Peters (The Wire), Alice Krige (The Syndicate), Camilla Marie Beeput (Birds of a Feather), Ed Speleers (Downton Abbey), Roy Marsden (The Escape Artist), Alyy Khan (Indian Summers) and more.
- Behind the scenes features (more than 90 mins)
- Exclusive cast interviews with David Walliams, Jessica Raine, Clarke Peters plus cast and crew, Agatha Christie's grandson Matthew Prichard and more
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.