A Murder Is Announced

By Agatha Christie, starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell in five parts.

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0120110919 (BBC7)Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn, but is the killer poised to strike again?
0120110920 (BBC7)Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn, but is the killer poised to strike again?
0120110919 (BBC7)Spinster sleuth Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn, but is the killer poised to strike again? Stars June Whitfield.

Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn, but is the killer poised to strike again?

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Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn, but is the killer poised to strike again?

Spinster sleuth Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn, but is the killer poised to strike again? Stars June Whitfield.

The residents of Chipping Cleghorn misinterpret a murderous invitation.

Stars June Whitfield as Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.

The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are agog to discover that they have been invited to a murder.

Surely it must be a game?

With Ian Lavender, Graham Crowden and Sarah Lawson.

Director: Enyd Williams.

The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are invited to a murder.

Surely it's all a game?

With June Whitfield as Miss Marple.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell in five parts.

The residents of Chipping Cleghorn misinterpret a murderous invitation. Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield.

With June Whitfield as Miss Marple.

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The residents of Chipping Cleghorn misinterpret a murderous invitation.

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Miss Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: 'A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th at Little Paddocks at 6.30pm'. As the time approaches, the crowds gather at Little Paddocks and then the lights go out. Surely it must be a hoax...?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as the deceptively mild sleuth, Miss Marple. With Ian Lavender as Inspector Craddock, Graham Crowden as Sir Henry Clithering, Sarah Lawson as Letty Blacklock, Judy Cornwell as Dora Bunner and Jamie Glove as Patrick Simmons.

From the book first published in 1950 and dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

The residents of Chipping Cleghorn misinterpret a murderous invitation. Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield.

The residents of Chipping Cleghorn misinterpret a murderous invitation.

0220110920 (BBC7)Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse? Miss Marple delves. With June Whitfield.

Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?

0220110920 (BBC7)Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?
0220110921 (BBC7)Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?
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Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?

Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse? Miss Marple delves.

With June Whitfield.

The invitation to a murder was not a game.

Although the intruder has been shot dead it is clear he was not the intended victim.

The invitation was not a game after all, and the intruder has been shot dead - though the intended victim was clearly someone else.

With Ian Lavender, Sarah Lawson and Judy Cornwell.

Director Enyd Williams.

With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse? Miss Marple investigates. Stars June Whitfield.

With June Whitfield.

With Ian Lavender, Sarah Lawson and Judy Cornwell.

Director Enyd Williams.

With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

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Who wants Letty Blacklock dead? What did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as Miss Marple. With Ian Lavender as Inspector Craddock, Jenny Funnell as Mitzi, Sarah Lawson as Letty Blacklock and Judy Cornwell as Dora Bunner.

Dramatist: Michael Bakewell

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?

Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse? Miss Marple investigates. Stars June Whitfield.

Who is trying to kill Letty Blacklock? And what did Mitzi overhear in the summerhouse?

0320110921 (BBC7)Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate. But will the killer strike again?
0320110922 (BBC7)Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate. But will the killer strike again?
0320110921 (BBC7)Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to start her sleuthing. But is the killer poised to strike again? With June Whitfield.

Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate. But will the killer strike again?

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Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate.

But will the killer strike again?

Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to start her sleuthing.

But is the killer poised to strike again? With June Whitfield.

With June Whitfield.

There is little doubt that the intended murder victim was Miss Blacklock.

Will a second attempt be made on her life?

There seems little doubt that the intended victim was Miss Blacklock.

There are fears that a second attempt will be made on her life.

With Ian Lavender, Sarah Lawson and Judy Cornwell.

Director Enyd Williams.

Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn and starts her sleuthing.

But is the killer poised to strike?

Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate. But will the killer strike again?

Spinster sleuth Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to start her investigation. But is the killer poised to strike again? Stars June Whitfield.

But is the killer poised to strike again? With June Whitfield.

With Ian Lavender, Sarah Lawson and Judy Cornwell.

Director Enyd Williams.

But is the killer poised to strike?

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Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate. But will the killer strike again?

There is little doubt that the intended murder victim was Miss Blacklock. Will a second attempt be made on her life?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as the deceptively mild sleuth, Miss Marple. With Ian Lavender as Inspector Craddock, Jenny Funnell as Mitzi, Jamie Glove as Patrick Simmons, Sarah Lawson as Letty Blacklock and Judy Cornwell as Dora Bunner.

Dramatist: Michael Bakewell

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

Spinster sleuth Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to start her investigation. But is the killer poised to strike again? Stars June Whitfield.

Miss Marple arrives in Chipping Cleghorn to investigate. But will the killer strike again?

0420110922 (BBC7)The plot thickens - and there's another murder for Miss Marple to investigate. With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

The plot thickens - and there's another murder for Miss Marple to investigate.

0420110922 (BBC7)The plot thickens - and there's another murder for Miss Marple to investigate.
0420110923 (BBC7)The plot thickens - and there's another murder for Miss Marple to investigate.
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The plot thickens - and there's another murder for Miss Marple to investigate.

With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

Everyone realises that the poison was meant for Miss Blacklock, not Dora Bunner.

Suspicion falls on the members of the group.

As everyone realises that the poison was meant for Miss Blacklock, not Dora Bunner, suspicion begins to fall on the members of the household.

With Ian Lavender, Sarah Lawson and Elizabeth Bell.

Director Enyd Williams.

Revelations abound as the plot thickens - and there's another murder.

The plot thickens, and could there be another murder for Miss Marple to investigate? Stars June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

Revelations abound as the plot thickens - and there's another murder.

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The plot thickens, and could there be another murder for Miss Marple to investigate?

Everyone realises that the poison was meant for Miss Blacklock, not Dora Bunner. Suspicion falls on the members of the group.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as Miss Marple. With Ian Lavender as Inspector Craddock, Elizabeth Bell as Miss Hinchliffe, Jamie Glove as Patrick Simmons and Sarah Lawson as Letty Blacklock.

Dramatist: Michael Bakewell

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

The plot thickens, and could there be another murder for Miss Marple to investigate? Stars June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

The plot thickens, and could there be another murder for Miss Marple to investigate?

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Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple?

A further murder has been committed, but just as Miss Marple is piecing her thoughts together - she disappears...

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as Miss Jane Marple. With Ian Lavender as Inspector Craddock, Jack Hedley as Colonel Easterbrook, Jamie Glove as Patrick Simmons, Sarah Rice as Phillipa Haymes, Jenny Funnell as Mitzi and Sarah Lawson as Letty Blacklock.

Dramatist: Michael Bakewell

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

05 LAST20110923 (BBC7)Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple? With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple?

05 LAST20110923 (BBC7)Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple?
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Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed.

But where is Miss Marple?

But where is Miss Marple? With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

A further murder has been committed, but just as Miss Marple is piecing her thoughts together, she disappears.

With Ian Lavender, Sarah Lawson and Jack Hedley.

Director Enyd Williams.

With June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple?

Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple? Stars June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

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Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple?

Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple? Stars June Whitfield and Ian Lavender.

Confessions all round, as 'Pip' and the murderer are revealed. But where is Miss Marple?