The Sittaford Mystery [Agatha Christie]

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01The Message1990010419900107
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20041220

A blizzard has hit England. In the tiny village of Sittaford, on the fringes of Dartmoor, a party of six is gathered in Sittaford House, home of Captain Trevelyan. He's rented the house out for the winter and is staying in a nearby village. As evening draws in, a séance is proposed. But it reveals something far more sinister than they'd all anticipated...

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott, Barbara Atkinson as Mrs Curtis, Norman Bird as Major Burnaby, Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett, Victoria Carling as Violet Willett and John Moffatt as Mr Rycroft.

From the book first published in 1931.

Dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

A seance at a remote house spells out a man's murder.

'By AGATHA CHRISTIE

He has rented the house out for the winter and is staying in a nearby village.

As evening draws in, a seance is proposed.

But it reveals more than they had anticipated - TREVELYAN DEAD, spells out the board.

Slowly the table begins to rock again, spelling out the word M-U-R-D-E-R.

Is it true? And who would kill a man who doesn t have an enemy in the world? JOHN MOFFATt and STEPHEN TOMPKINSON star in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic from the Queen of Crime.

A seance at a remote house spells out a man's murder in AGATHA CHRISTIE's mystery.

A seance at a remote house spells out a man's murder.AGATHA CHRISTIE's mystery, with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott.

It is 1931 and in a remote house, six people gather round a small table for a seance.

It is 1931 and in a remote house six people sit round a small table for a s退ance.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit, first published in 1931.

CAST:

Inspector Narracott ….GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD

Mrs. Curtis …. Barbara Atkinson

Major Burnaby ….NORMAN BIRD

Mrs. Willett …. Susan Westerby

Violet Willett ….VICTORIA CARLING

Mr. Rycroft ….JOHN MOFFAT

Mr. Duke …. Michael Graham Cox

Ronnie Garfield …. Nigel Greaves

Sergeant Pollock …. Vincent Brimble

Doctor Warren …. Michael Kilgarriff

Evans …. Donald Gee

Jim Pearson …. Stephen Garlick

Dramatised and directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL.

A seance at a remote house spells out a man's murder in this AGATHA CHRISTIE mystery.

Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit stars GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott, Barbara Atkinson as Mrs Curtis, NORMAN BIRD as Major Burnaby, Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett, VICTORIA CARLING as Violet Willett and JOHN MOFFATt as Mr Rycroft.

First broadcast on 1990-01-04

Producer: M. BAKEWELL

Description

AGATHA CHRISTIE mystery dramatised in 5 parts by MICHAEL BAKEWELL. 1: The Message. The rocking table spelled out that Captain Trevelyan was dead - and that it was murder. With GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott.

Subject Categories

crime drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1990 20:00-20:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD (Actor)

JOHN MOFFATt (Actor)

Donald Gee (Actor)

NORMAN BIRD (Actor)

MICHAEL COX (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Stephen Garlick (Actor)

Vincent Brimble (Actor)

VICTORIA CARLING (Actor)

Barbara Atkinson (Actor)

Nigel Greaves (Actor)

Susan Westerby (Actor)

MICHAEL BAKEWELL (adap)

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author)

Recorded on 1989-11-13.

BBC Programme Number: 88DA4378

A seance at a remote house spells out a man's murder.AGATHA CHRISTIE mystery, with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott.

Starring Geoffrey Whitehead and Barbara Atkinson.

First published in 1931, Agatha Christie's whodunit dramatised in five parts.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1990.

02An Arrest For Murder1990011119900114
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20071023 (BBC7)
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20041221

A seance at the remote Sittaford House has revealed the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But who would've killed a man who didn't have an enemy in the world?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott, Stephen Tompkinson as Charles Enderby, Donald Gee as Evans, Jo Kendall as Mrs Belling and Norman Bird as Major Burnaby.

From the book first published in 1931.

Dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

A seance has revealed Captain Trevelyan was murdered, but who is the killer?

But who could have killed a man who didn't have an enemy in the world...?

Geoffrey Whitehead stars in Agatha Christie's whodunit.

Inspector Narracott …. Geoffrey Whitehead

Evans …. Donald Gee

Mrs. Belling …. Jo Kendall

Major Burnaby …. Norman Bird

Williamson …. David Goudge

Kirkwood …. John Gabriel

Charles Enderby …. Stephen Tompkinson

Beatrice …. Alice Arnold

Mrs. Gardner …. Anna Cropper

Sylvia Dering …. Susan Sheridan

Jim Pearson …. Stephen Garlick

Emily Trefusis …. Melinda Walker

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1990.

Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.

A seance has revealed Captain Trevelyan was murdered, but who is the killer? AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD.

Major Burnaby tells the Inspector about the seance at Sittaford House at the time of the murder.

A seance at the remote Sittaford House has revealed the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But who would've killed a man who didn't have an enemy in the world...?

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit, first published in 1931.

CAST:

Inspector Narracott ….GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD

Mrs. Belling ….JO KENDALL

Major Burnaby ….NORMAN BIRD

Charles Enderby ….STEPHEN TOMPKINSON

Beatrice ….ALICE ARNOLD

Sylvia Dering ….SUSAN SHERIDAN

Emily Trefusis ….MELINDA WALKER

Dramatised and directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit stars GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott, STEPHEN TOMPKINSON as Charles Enderby, Donald Gee as Evans, JO KENDALL as Mrs Belling and NORMAN BIRD as Major Burnaby.

First broadcast on 1990-01-11

Producer: M. BAKEWELL

Description

AGATHA CHRISTIE mystery dramatised in 5 parts by MICHAEL BAKEWELL. 2: An Arrest For Murder. A seance at Sittaford House had revealed the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But who would have killed a man without an enemy?

Subject Categories

crime drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1990 20:00-20:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD (Actor)

ALICE ARNOLD (Actor)

JO KENDALL (Actor)

STEPHEN TOMPKINSON (Actor)

Donald Gee (Actor)

NORMAN BIRD (Actor)

MELINDA WALKER (Actor)

SUSAN SHERIDAN (Actor)

Stephen Garlick (Actor)

Anna Cropper (Actor)

John Gabriel (Actor)

David Goudge (Actor)

MICHAEL BAKEWELL (adap)

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author)

Recorded on 1989-11-15.

BBC Programme Number: 88DA4379

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author).

03Emily Goes To Work1990011819900121
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20041222

James Pearson has been arrested for the murder of his uncle, but his fiancee Emily is determined to prove his innocence.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Melinda Walker as Emily Trefusis, Stephen Tompkinson as Charles Enderby, Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott, Jo Kendall as Mrs Belling, Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett and Victoria Carling as Violet Willett.

From the book first published in 1931.

Dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

With James arrested, his fiancee insists that he did not murder his uncle.

James Pearson has been arrested for the murder of his uncle.

Geoffrey Whitehead stars in Agatha Christie's whodunnit.

Inspector Narracott …. Geoffrey Whitehead

Emily Trefusis …. Melinda Walker

Charles Enderby …. Stephen Tompkinson

Mrs. Belling …. Jo Kendall

Mrs. Willett …. Susan Westerby

Violet Willett …. Victoria Carling

Mrs. Curtis …. Barbara Atkinson

Major Burnaby …. Norman Bird

Maid …. Jane Slavin

Cab Driver …. Vincent Brimble

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1990.

Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.

With James arrested, his fiancee insists that he didn't murder his uncle.

AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD.

With James arrested, his fiancee insists that he didn't murder his uncle.AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD.

Emily convinces Enderby to assist her and they make their way to Sittaford.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit, first published in 1931.

CAST:

Inspector Narracott ….GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD

Emily Trefusis ….MELINDA WALKER

Charles Enderby ….STEPHEN TOMPKINSON

Mrs. Belling ….JO KENDALL

Violet Willett ….VICTORIA CARLING

Major Burnaby ….NORMAN BIRD

Maid ….JANE SLAVIN

Dramatised and directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit stars MELINDA WALKER as Emily Trefusis, STEPHEN TOMPKINSON as Charles Enderby, GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott, JO KENDALL as Mrs Belling, Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett and VICTORIA CARLING as Violet Willett.

First broadcast on 1990-01-18

Producer: M. BAKEWELL

Description

AGATHA CHRISTIE mystery dramatised in 5 parts by MICHAEL BAKEWELL. 3: Emily Goes To Work. James Pearson has been arrested for the murder of his uncle, Captain Trevelyan, but his fiancee is determined to prove his innocence.

Subject Categories

crime drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

18 Jan 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1990 20:00-20:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD (Actor)

JO KENDALL (Actor)

STEPHEN TOMPKINSON (Actor)

NORMAN BIRD (Actor)

MELINDA WALKER (Actor)

Vincent Brimble (Actor)

VICTORIA CARLING (Actor)

Barbara Atkinson (Actor)

JANE SLAVIN (Actor)

Susan Westerby (Actor)

MICHAEL BAKEWELL (adap)

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author)

Recorded on 1989-11-17.

BBC Programme Number: 88DA4380

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author).

With James arrested, his fiancee insists that he didn't murder his uncle.AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott.

04A Recipe For Ginger Cake1990012519900128
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20041223

Emily suspects that the Willetts, who've rented Sittaford House, are somehow involved in the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But how can she get into the house?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Melinda Walker as Emily Trefusis, Stephen Tompkinson as Charles Enderby, Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott, Barbara Atkinson as Mrs Curtis, John Moffatt as Mr Rycroft and Nigel Greaves as Ronnie Garfield.

From the book first published in 1931.

Dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

Emily sets out to prove that the Willetts took part in the captain's murder.

'Emily sets out to prove that the Willetts took part in the captain's murder.

Emily sets out to prove that the Willetts took part in the captain's murder.AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD.

Emily uncovers some bad news about James and Charles spends a late night out in the cold.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit, first published in 1931.

CAST:

Inspector Narracott ….GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD

Emily Trefusis ….MELINDA WALKER

Charles Enderby ….STEPHEN TOMPKINSON

Mrs. Curtis …. Barbara Atkinson

Mr. Rycroft ….JOHN MOFFAT

Ronnie Garfield …. Nigel Greaves

Caroline Percehouse …. Margaret Courtenay

Dora …. Jane

Violet Willett ….VICTORIA CARLING

Mr. Dacres ….DAVID KING

Beatrice ….ALICE ARNOLD

Jennifer Gardner …. Anna Cropper

Brian Pearson ….CHARLES SIMPSON

Dramatised and directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL.

Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit stars MELINDA WALKER as Emily Trefusis, STEPHEN TOMPKINSON as Charles Enderby, GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott, Barbara Atkinson as Mrs Curtis, JOHN MOFFATt as Mr Rycroft and Nigel Greaves as Ronnie Garfield.

First broadcast on 1990-01-25

Producer: M. BAKEWELL

Description

'A Recipe for Ginger Cake' Emily suspects that the Willetts, who have rented Sittaford House for the winter are somehow involved in the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But how is she to get into the house?

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

whodunnits (crime drama programmes) (genre)

Broadcast history

25 Jan 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1990 20:00-20:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD (Actor)

ALICE ARNOLD (Actor)

JOHN MOFFATt (Actor)

STEPHEN TOMPKINSON (Actor)

MELINDA WALKER (Actor)

DAVID KING (Actor)

Anna Cropper (Actor)

VICTORIA CARLING (Actor)

CHARLES SIMPSON (Actor)

Barbara Atkinson (Actor)

Margaret Courtenay (Actor)

JANE SLAVIN (Actor)

Nigel Greaves (Actor)

MICHAEL BAKEWELL (adap)

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author)

Recorded on 1989-11-18.

BBC Programme Number: 88DA4381

Emily suspects that the Willetts, - who've rented Sittaford House, - are somehow involved in the murder of Captain Trevelyan.

Geoffrey Whitehead stars in Agatha Christie's whodunnit.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1990.

05The Second Seance1990020120181207 (BBC7)
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Mr Rycroft decides that only by re-enacting the séance which announced the murder of Captain Trevelyan, will the identity of his killer finally be revealed.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Melinda Walker as Emily Trefusis, Stephen Tompkinson as Charles Enderby, Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott, Norman Bird as Major Burnaby, Jack May as Ellwood, David Goudge as Martin Dering, John Moffatt as Mr Rycroft and Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett.

From the book first published in 1931.

Dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

Will re-enacting the seance finally reveal who murdered Captain Trevelyan?

Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.

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20041224

'Will re-enacting the seance finally reveal who murdered Captain Trevelyan?

Will re-enacting the seance finally reveal who murdered Captain Trevelyan? AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller with GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD.

Emily begins to link everything together and Rycroft suggests another seance.

Mr Rycroft decides that only by re-enacting the séance which announced the murder of Captain Trevelyan, will the identity of his killer finally be revealed.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit, first published in 1931.

CAST:

Inspector Narracott ….GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD

Emily Trefusis ….MELINDA WALKER

Charles Enderby ….STEPHEN TOMPKINSON

Major Burnaby ….NORMAN BIRD

Ellwood …. Jack May

Martin Dering …. David Goudge

Mr. Rycroft ….JOHN MOFFAT

Ronnie Garfield …. Nigel Greaves

Mrs. Willett …. Susan Westerby

Violet Willett ….VICTORIA CARLING

Brian Pearson ….CHARLES SIMPSON

Caroline Percehouse …. Margaret Courtenay

Mrs. Curtis …. Barbara Atkinson

Sergeant Pollock …. Vincent Brimble

Mr. Dacres …. David King

Beatrice …. Alice Arnold

Jennifer Gardner …. Anna Cropper

Dramatised and directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.

AGATHA CHRISTIE's whodunit stars MELINDA WALKER as Emily Trefusis, STEPHEN TOMPKINSON as Charles Enderby, GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD as Inspector Narracott, NORMAN BIRD as Major Burnaby, Jack May as Ellwood, David Goudge as Martin Dering, JOHN MOFFATt as Mr Rycroft and Susan Westerby as Mrs Willett.

From the book first published in 1931.

First broadcast on 1990-02-01

Producer: M. BAKEWELL

Description

AGATHA CHRISTIE mystery dramatised in 5 parts by MICHAEL BAKEWELL. 5: The Second Seance. Mr Rycroft decides that only by re-enacting the seance which announced the murder of Captain Trevelyan, will the killer be revealed?

Subject Categories

crime drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

01 Feb 1990 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1990 20:00-20:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

GEOFFREY WHITEHEAD (Actor)

Jack May (Actor)

JOHN MOFFATt (Actor)

STEPHEN TOMPKINSON (Actor)

NORMAN BIRD (Actor)

MELINDA WALKER (Actor)

VICTORIA CARLING (Actor)

David Goudge (Actor)

CHARLES SIMPSON (Actor)

Barbara Atkinson (Actor)

Margaret Courtenay (Actor)

Nigel Greaves (Actor)

Susan Westerby (Actor)

MICHAEL BAKEWELL (adap)

AGATHA CHRISTIE (Author)

Recorded on 1989-11-19.

BBC Programme Number: 88DA4382

The conclusion of Agatha Christie's whodunit starring Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1990.