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Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II: A Pocketful of Rye


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Series
Mystery!
Program
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II: A Pocketful of Rye
Program Number

710P

Series Description

Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Broadcast December 4 and 11, 1986

Starring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple.

When businessman Rex Fortescue dies suddenly in his London office, the only clue is a handful of rye in the dead man's pocket. To Miss Marple, the connection with the famous nursery rhyme is all too clear and she sets out to discover the identity of the murderer. Yew Tree Lodge is filled with a rich crop of suspects.

Duration

00:57:09

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II: A Pocketful of Rye,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF6E649DD8E34132A52F8460CDDFA5CF.
MLA: “Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II: A Pocketful of Rye.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF6E649DD8E34132A52F8460CDDFA5CF>.
APA: Mystery!; Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, Series II: A Pocketful of Rye. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF6E649DD8E34132A52F8460CDDFA5CF
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