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Olivia Wong posts on 4/8/2005 1:42:05 PM PBS' popluar MYSTERY! series celebrates it's 25th anniversary season with a new "Miss Marple" series starring Geraldine McEwan as Agatha Christie's beloved spinster sleuth, airing Sundays at 8pm (check local listings) beginning April 17. Boasting acclaimed guest stars such as Derek Jacoby, Ian Richardson, John Hannah, and Joanna Lumley, this series of four 2-hour programs are sure to please. Episodes include: "The Murder at the Viacarage" (April 17and 24), "A Murder is Announced" (May 1 and 8), "What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw (a.k.a. The 4:50 From Paddington)" (May 15 and 22), and "The Body in the Library" (June 5 and 12) Other programs lined up this season is the return of Elizabeth George's beloved detective duo Lynley and Havers in "The Inspector Lynley Mysteries" (June 26-July 17), perennial favorite Michael Kitchen in a new series of "Foyle's War" (September 11-October 2), and P.D. James Detective Adam Dagliesh in "The Murder Room" (October 2005). Be sure to tune in to your local PBS station to get your dose of mystery and murder!
Judith Garlow posts on 4/5/2005 2:52:41 PM I host a Dame Christie reading group; I -- and my group members -- would like to know how much Christie eventually made from her first novel "Mysterious Affair at Styles". We know it was rejected six times before it was picked up and we're curious about her return for the effort Thank you for a quick reply (we meet again April 11) Judith

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