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.