Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime is to star David Walliams as Tommy and Jessica Raine as Tuppence in the two adventures, The Secret Adversary and N or M?
“In bringing these thrilling stories to the screen, it is our ambition for Tommy and Tuppence to finally take their rightful place alongside Poirot and Marple as iconic Agatha Christie characters. I was first drawn to the delicious notion of a married couple solving crimes together, and the more I read of the Tommy and Tuppence novels and short stories, the more I realised they are among Christie’s very best work.” – David Walliams
Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime is an adventure series with espionage and humour at its heart. Set in a 1950s Britain, rising from the ashes of the Blitz into the grip of a new Cold War, our beekeeping duo stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and Cold War conspiracy. Tuppence is a woman who sees adventure round every corner, throwing herself head first into every mystery with passion and fervour, determined to get to the truth no matter what it takes, much to the dismay of her more cautious husband Tommy.
“We are excited to be working with the BBC and Endor to bring Agatha Christie to a whole new generation of viewers as we continue to build the Christie brand worldwide. Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime is the first of two major new dramas for 2015, the second of which is a new production of And Then There Were None, one of Christie’s most popular novels of all time. I am delighted that our partnership with the BBC will play a central part in our 125th anniversary celebrations this year.” – Hilary Strong, Chief Executive Officer of the Agatha Christie Group
Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime is produced by Agatha Christie Productions and the BBC.