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The Wisdom of Miss Marple

Professor Jeffrey Richards examines the appeal of Agatha Christie's spinster detective.

Examining the continual appeal of Agatha Christie's shrewd detective, Miss Jane Marple.

"A fluffy old dear with a dreadful hat." Discovering the inspiration and progression of St. Mary Mead's ever acute observer of deadly events.

Presented by Cultural historian Jeffrey Richards. With June Whitfield and Simon Brett.

Producer: Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

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