"A fascinating collection of archive radio programmes focussing on the life and work of the bestselling crime author. Dame Agatha Christie published 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections in her lifetime, but to the public she remained an enigmatic figure. This collection of BBC radio features looks at both the woman and her career. In Agatha Christie in Close Up (1955) Richard Attenborough, Allen Lane, Margaret Lockwood and Peter Saunders talk about the woman they know. In The Mysterious Dame Agatha (1975) Cliff Michelmore presents an 85th birthday tribute, featuring Peter Saunders, Nigel Stock and Julian Symons. In Women of Mystery: Queen of Crime (1982) Jessica Mann investigates women crime-writers and Agatha Christie in particular. In addition to those talking about her, the Queen of Crime herself also features in this wide ranging collection, which is a must for anyone fascinated by the worlds of Agatha Christie. Duration: 2 hours approx"
- Publication Date:
- 15 / 10 / 2016