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2014-03-26 23:00:38

Acorn Productions Ltd. and Interactive Rights Management (IRM) have brought Agatha Christie: Dead Man’s Folly to tablets with iPad and Kindle optimized versions available now and an Android tablet version coming soon. The multiple award-winning app features spectacular graphics and addictive gameplay, and is the first of four Agatha Christie mysteries that will be available in the App Store in the coming months. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Fans of Agatha Christie’s...

2012-07-25 14:21:44

Other Coproductions Include New Episodes of Endeavour, Agatha Christie's Poirot and Miss Marple, Inspector Lewis BOSTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MASTERPIECE/WGBH and ITV Studios have announced a coproduction deal that includes Mr. Selfridge (w.t.), a highly anticipated new drama series starring Jeremy Piven (Entourage) in the title role. Created by Emmy® Award-winning writer Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice, Bleak House) and executive produced by Kate Lewis for...

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2010-06-03 07:13:35

Tropical Cyclone Agatha's remnants seen in W. Caribbean Tropical Storm Agatha made landfall this weekend in El Salvador and Guatemala, and crossed into the western Caribbean. Like Agatha Christie, the famous mystery writer, Agatha was somewhat of a forecasting mystery until Wednesday. NASA's infrared satellite data showed a strong area of thunderstorms in the middle of Agatha's remnants on June 1, but they have continued to erode and on June 2, the mystery of possible regeneration has been...

2009-04-03 23:21:33

Canadian researchers have found signs of Alzheimer's disease in later works of Agatha Christie, one of the most prolific and popular British mystery writers. Ian Lancashire, an English professor, and Graeme Hirst, a computer expert, who both teach at the University of Toronto, compared the size of the vocabulary in Christie's final books with that of her earlier ones, The Guardian reported. They also looked for phrases being repeated and for the use of indefinite words like something or...

2009-02-24 20:35:20

England's National Trust has announced plans to open Greenway, the rural Devonshire home of the late mystery author Agatha Christie, to the public. The Times of London said the drawing room at Greenway was where Christie entertained guests by reading to them from her latest manuscripts and inviting them to guess who the killer was. On display at the house, which has undergone a $7.8 million restoration and is set to be opened to the public this weekend, are objects such as a brass-studded...

2008-09-21 12:00:20

By Steve Pratt Poirot: Cat Among The Pigeons (tomorrow, ITV1, 9pm) Arena: The Hunt For Moby Dick (tonight, BBC2, 10.30pm) MARK Gatiss has always loved Agatha Christie books and read the books religiously as a child. So the County Durham-born actor and writer was delighted when asked to adapt one of her Hercule Poirot novels for ITV1. Surprising, really, that he found time to fit it in his crowded schedule. Since finding fame as one of The League of Gentlemen comedy outfit, he?s taken...

2008-09-21 09:00:20

By MONTAGUE GAMMON III By Montague Gammon III Correspondent Regent University Theatre has kicked off its latest season with a good looking and slickly done bit of light-hearted fun. "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" is a spoof of the plot- twisting thriller-mysteries that Agatha Christie made her trademark. This one is set in a mansion replete with secret passages in New York's Westchester County. As in many Christie plays, the mansion's occupants and guests become snowbound....

2008-09-13 00:00:21

The Agatha Christie Theatre Company kicks off a week of murder mystery events from Tuesday when the company presents And Then There Were None. When a group of strangers are invited to a privately owned remote island off the coast of Devon, they discover their host, an eccentric millionaire, is missing. And what the guests don't realise is that they all have something in common, a dark secret, which they are unwilling to divulge and which will eventually define their fate. Agatha...

2008-09-04 09:00:27

I-play, Oberon Media's publishing division and the world's leading multi-platform casual games publisher, and Elephant Entertainment, a division of THQ Inc., today announced the nationwide retail launch of James Patterson's Women's Murder Club: Death in Scarlet. Award-winning author James Patterson's best-selling detective series transforms into a gripping interactive seek-and-find murder mystery adventure experience for the PC and Mac. The game features characters from the Women's Murder...

2008-08-02 09:00:17

By Paul Whitelaw Marple STV Sunday 8pm The WI Guide To BrothelsChannel 4 Sunday 10pm EastEnders BBC1 Friday 8pm Miss Marple, WI campaigners and the unsinkable Dot Branning show the men how it's done IN MOVIES, THEY SAY THERE ARE three roles for women: girlfriend, district attorney and Driving Miss Daisy. In TV, it's girlfriend, pub landlady and Miss Marple, in some form or other. The real thing is back this week, in the last run of Agatha Christie adaptations with Geraldine...