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The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side

Lines from a Tennyson poem give Miss Marple a vital clue to a tragic murder. Agatha Christie's whodunnit stars June Whitfield.

After her husband died, Dolly Bantry sold Gossington Hall to ex-film star Marina Gregg and her husband. When the glamorous couple throw a benefit for the local hospital, the grounds are thronged with curious visitors, but for one of them, the day ends in tragedy.

It is up to sharp-witted sleuth Miss Marple to discover who was really meant to take the poison that killed the poor victim...

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars June Whitfield as Miss Marple.

With Ian Lavender as Chief Inspector Craddock, Gayle Hunnicutt as Marina Gregg, James Laurenson as Jason Rudd, Pauline Jameson as Dolly Bantry, Jane Whittenshaw as Cherry, Liz Goulding as Ella Zielinsky, John Hartley as Dr Gilchrist, Saverio Deodato as Giuseppe, Suzy Aitchison as Miss Knight, Jilly Bond as Heather Badcock, David Timson as Arthur Badcock/Vicar, Nigel Anthony as Ardwyck Fenn, Joanna Monro as Lola Brewster, Sarah-Jane Holm as Margot Bence and David Antrobus as Inspector Cornish.

From the book first published in 1962 and dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Sep 2017 04:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 5 Apr 2008 12:00
  • Sun 6 Apr 2008 01:00
  • Sun 7 Aug 2011 13:30
  • Mon 8 Aug 2011 03:30
  • Sat 9 Sep 2017 06:00
  • Sat 9 Sep 2017 16:00
  • Sun 10 Sep 2017 04:00