Episodes

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0201The Curious Curate2005101020210810 (BBC7)
20210811 (BBC7)
When the village curate is found murdered, retired PR guru AGATHA RAISIN vows to bring his killer to justice, particularly if the investigation also brings her closer to her handsome next-door neighbour, Colonel Lacey...

PENELOPE KEITH stars as AGATHA RAISIN.

Dramatised by DAVID SEMPLE from MC Beatonís novel.

AGATHA RAISIN ...... PENELOPE KEITH

James Lacey ...... MALCOLM SINCLAIR

Mrs Margaret Bloxby ...... LIZA SADOVY

DC Bill Wong ...... STEPHEN HOGAN

Richard Binser ...... NICKY HENSON

Mrs Wendle ...... TINA GRAY

Miss Partle ...... Ella Smith

Director: CAROL SMITH

First broadcast on BBC Radio in October 2005.

When the village curate is found murdered, the retired PR guru vows to catch his killer.

PENELOPE KEITH stars as an amateur village sleuth in MC Beaton's murder mystery.

0202Duck And Cover2005101720210811 (BBC7)
20210812 (BBC7)
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Still reeling from the death of their curate, the inhabitants of Carsley decide on Duck Racing and Morris Dancing to cheer themselves up.

But the Village Fete is unlikely to go smoothly whilst the killer is still amongst them...

Penelope Keith stars as PR guru turned amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beatonís novel.

Agatha Raisin ...... Penelope Keith

James Lacey ...... Malcolm Sinclair

Mrs Margaret Bloxby ...... Liza Sadovy

DC Bill Wong ...... Stephen Hogan

Richard Binser ...... Nicky Henson

Roy ...... James Holmes

Mrs Wendle ...... Tina Gray

Miss Partle ...... Ella Smith

Farmer Ruskin ...... Gerard McDermott

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio in October 2005.

Despite the villagers reeling from the curate's death, the fete still goes ahead.

Penelope Keith stars as an amateur village sleuth in MC Beaton's murder mystery.

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin - the PR guru turned amateur sleuth.

With the villagers reeling from the curate's death, the fete goes ahead.

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0203Buried Treasure2005102420210812 (BBC7)
20210813 (BBC7)
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When Agatha embarks on a plan to give up smoking, little does she know it will lead to a treasure hunt, humiliation and a rather nasty murder...

Penelope Keith stars as PR guru turned amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beatonís novel.

Agatha Raisin ...... Penelope Keith

James Lacey ...... Malcolm Sinclair

Mrs Margaret Bloxby ...... Liza Sadovy

DC Bill Wong ...... Stephen Hogan

Roy Silver ...... James Holmes

Mrs Friendly ...... Joanna Brookes

Mrs Hicks ...... Lynda Baron

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio in October 2005.

The sleuth's plan to quit smoking sparks a treasure hunt, humiliation and a nasty murder.

Penelope Keith stars as an amateur village sleuth in MC Beaton's murder mystery.

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0204The Civil War2005103120210813 (BBC7)
20210814 (BBC7)
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The search to find the killer leads Agatha and James to the dreaming spires of Oxford, where they soon get intimate - in a cupboard full of EM Forster first editions...

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin - the PR guru turned amateur sleuth.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beatonís novel.

Agatha Raisin ...... Penelope Keith

James Lacey ...... Malcolm Sinclair

DC Bill Wong ...... Stephen Hogan

Mrs Friendly ...... Joanna Brookes

Mrs Hicks ...... Lynda Baron

Professor Wolf ...... Simon Treves

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio in October 2005.

The murder hunt leads to Oxford, as intimacy beckons in a cupboard full of special books.

Penelope Keith stars as an amateur village sleuth in MC Beaton's murder mystery.

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0205The Wizard Of Evesham2005110720210816 (BBC7)
20210817 (BBC7)
Agatha is alarmed when her new wizard of a hairdresser seems keen to take care of more than just her split ends.

She soon discovers that everyone in his salon has a secret and that he practises a very dark magic indeed...

Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin - the PR guru turned amateur sleuth.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beatonís novel.

Agatha Raisin ...... Penelope Keith

James Lacey ...... Malcolm Sinclair

Mrs Bloxby ...... Liza Sadovy

Mrs Wendle ...... Tina Gray

John Orlando ...... John Cummins

Bobby ...... Matthew Carter

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio in November 2005.

The alarmed sleuth discovers her hairdresser and his clients are harbouring a dark secret.

Penelope Keith stars as an amateur village sleuth in MC Beaton's murder mystery.

0206The Moment Of Truth2005111420210817 (BBC7)
20210818 (BBC7)
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Agatha must quickly discover the identity of the poisoner, but James is refusing to help.

Has he really ceased to care for her?

Penelope Keith stars as PR guru turned amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin.

Dramatised by David Semple from MC Beatonís novel.

Agatha Raisin ...... Penelope Keith

James Lacey ...... Malcolm Sinclair

DC Bill Wong ...... Stephen Hogan

Mrs Wendle ...... Tina Gray

Eve ...... Fay Rusling

Bobby ...... Matthew Carter

Director: Carol Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio in November 2005.

Agatha must identify the poisoner, but James won't help. Does he really no longer care?

Penelope Keith stars as an amateur village sleuth in MC Beaton's murder mystery.

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