Intrigue and romance in Art Deco England

The Queen of Crime plumbs the recesses of the human heart in these five tales of mystery and murder, passion and peril, suspense and the supernatural.

Christie protagonists find themselves the victims of false accusations, embroiled in illicit love affairs, torn between duty and desire and under the thumb of employees with questionable motives.

The superb ensemble casts include Amanda Redman, Ralph Bates, Stephanie Cole, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Cazenove and Rupert Everett. This DVD set, Agatha Christie Hour: Set Two comes with 2 discs with a total of five different episodes:

Disc 1


Episode 1 – Magnolia Blossom

Theodora Darrell falls into a completely unexpected romance. Feeling torn between the man who loves her and the husband who needs her, Theo searches for the freedom she so desperately needs.

Episode 2 – The Mystery of the Blue Jar

A golfer hears dries from a woman yelling, “Murder! Help! Murder!” When he searches for the voice he heard he finds nothing. He wonders why the woman living at the nearby cottage never heard the mysterious cries. He turns to an expert on psychic phenomena for help in solving the mystery.

Episode 3 – The Red Signal
An elderly man is shot to death after he attended a séance foretelling imminent danger and death, the dreaded “red signal”. The man’s nephew becomes the prime suspect, who happened to have been recently disinherited for admitting that he was in love with his best friend’s wife.

Disc 2

Episode 4 – Jane in Search of a Job
A young woman takes on a job posing as a double for a visiting duchess. She’s undeterred by the potential danger but her policeman friend feels less sanguine about the whole affair and he may have cause for his concern.

Episode 5 – The Manhood of Edward Robinson

When Edward Robinson wins the lottery he buys a sports car and takes off on a journey instead of saving the money for his wedding. A case of mistaken identity later, finds Edward in the midst of a grand adventure.

As a bonus with this DVD set, Agatha Christie Hour: Set Two you will get the Biography of Agatha Christie. If you would like your own copy of this mystery series, please click on the Amazon link above and order one.

Jan Barrett

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