Agatha Christie | A look at the life and craft of the world's most successful crime writer
CHANNEL | BBC Television Service
FIRST BROADCAST | 22 February 1960
DURATION | 2 minutes 8 seconds
The producer and stage manager of Agatha Christie's record-breaking play chat to BBC News reporter Sally Morton on stage at the Ambassadors Theatre. Threadbare carpets, out-of-fashion costumes and the possibility of lasting ten years are all unexpected issues of concern.
In 1974 'The Mousetrap' transferred from the Ambassadors Theatre to St Martin's Theatre (pictured above).
How to write a best-selling novel.
A visit to the set of 'The Mousetrap' after its 3,000th performance.
Theatrical luminaries pay tribute to Agatha Christie.
Writing and performing in a record-breaking play.
A killing time at the theatre.
Celebrating 21 years of 'The Mousetrap'.
A tribute to the queen of 'the gentle art of murder'.
Agatha Christie's husband recalls his wife, the talented archaeologist.
The female art of crime writing.
Exploring the mind of the world's most successful detective novelist.
A study of the enigmatic life and character of the novelist.
Visiting the scene of the crime.
Sue Perkins retraces Agatha Christie's creative footsteps around Devon.
Agatha Christie's personal tape recordings are discovered.
Agatha Christie's rural retreat.
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