The Agatha Christie Code

2005    50m
What makes Agatha Christie such a successful writer? On the 75th anniversary of the creation of her immortal character Miss Marple, this documentary introduces viewers to new fields of scientific inquiry using sophisticated computer analyses of Christie's every written word, her sentence structure, story arcs, poisons used, red herrings, clues and more. From British Pathé TV's Arts Collection.
Directed By
Ben Warwick
Written By
Roland Kapferer
3DD Productions
Cast of The Agatha Christie Code
  • Jenny AgutterSelf
  • Jane BirkinChristine Redfern
  • Colin BlakelySir Horace Blatt
  • Agatha ChristieSelf
  • Nicholas ClayPatrick Redfern
  • Tara FitzgeraldSelf
  • James FoxSelf
  • Elspeth GreenAgatha Christie aged 6
  • Harriet GreenAgatha Christie aged 11
  • Karen GroverAgatha Christie
  • Emily HoneLinda Marshall
  • Anthony HowellSelf
  • Richard JohnsonSelf
  • Gemma JonesSelf
  • Darian LeaderSelf
  • Joanna LumleySelf - Narrator
  • James MasonOdell Gardener
  • Val McDermidSelf
  • Roddy McDowallRex Brewster
  • Paul McKennaSelf
  • Sylvia MilesMyra Gardener
  • Denis QuilleyCaptain Kenneth Marshall
  • Roy RammSelf
  • Diana RiggArlena Stuart Marshall
  • Maggie SmithDaphne Castle
  • David SuchetSelf
  • Sylvia SymsSelf
  • Laura ThompsonSelf - Agatha Christie Biographer
  • Peter UstinovHercule Poirot

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