BOOK REVIEW: The Mystery Of Three Quarters

  Agatha Christie’s THE MYSTERY OF THREE QUARTERS by Sophie Hannah brings to life the famous detective Hercule Poirot. Those who grew up on her novels will once again be treated to mysteries written in her style.  Anyone who has not read the famous novelist will enjoy the plot. Hannah explains she took on this project, “because I was excited about the creative possibilities. I saw her style as eloquent, clear, and simple with challenging plots that are more like intellectual puzzles. This is my third and I will have a fourth one coming out. Since I am a massive fan of Christie, I wanted to make sure I got everything correct so I went...

Acorn to release AND THEN THERE WERE NONE in April

Acorn Media has announced that they have acquired the North American rights to And Then There Were None, the critically-acclaimed new adaptation of the best-selling crime novel of all-time. And Then There Were None’s impressive ensemble features Aidan Turner (Poldark, The Hobbit trilogy), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Anna Maxwell Martin (Midwinter of the Spirit, The Bletchley Circle), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), Miranda Richardson (Harry Potter films, Sleepy Hollow), Douglas Booth (Great Expectations), Maeve Dermody (Serangoon Road), Burn Gorman (TURN: Washington’s Spies, Torchwood), Toby Stephens (Black Sails, Jane Eyre),...

Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s THE MOUSETRAP

THE MOUSETRAP Opening Night! The Mousetrap! Milwaukee! Da Bomb! Do you have a love for classic mystery? Would you like to see the form executed in an historical fashion with a modern flair? Would you love to share this with friends or family over the holiday season? The Milwaukee Rep has your back. THE contemporary mystery play is, has been, and will always be Agatha Christie’s THE MOUSETRAP. The Rep’s production is superb. Director J.R. Sullivan obviously has a love for Agatha Christie’s fabled play. With his players, he has made it a must see, Milwaukee! There’s a heavy snow, a bed and breakfast and a murder.. Lead player Kelley Faulkner...

Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence’s U.S. p...

On September 3rd, Acorn TV will present the U.S. Premiere of Agatha Christie’s PARTNERS IN CRIME, the hotly anticipated new series based on the books from the best-selling novelist of all-time. The first two episodes debut on Thursday, September 3, 2015, and a new episode will be added every Thursday, through the sixth and final episode on October 1st. David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School) stars as Tommy Beresford and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, Wolf Hall) stars as his wife Prudence ‘Tuppence’ Cowley. Set in 1950s Britain, these gorgeously produced mysteries are jam-packed with period atmosphere and playful banter between Agatha...

Home Entertainment Release Recap for November 4th,...

This week finds some of the studios preparing for the holidays with some killer collections. HBO is offering up, for the first time in Blu-ray, the complete collection of THE SOPRANOS, BBC America is presenting limited edition sets of DOCTOR WHO: The Matt Smith Years and SHERLOCK: Seasons 1-3 and Acorn Media has the complete collection of Agatha Christrie’s POIROT. AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT: Series 13 (2014) David Suchet Formats: Blu-ray ($59.98), DVD ($59.98) (Acorn Media) With the release of Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Series 13 in the fall of 2014, David Suchet will have completed the unsurpassed feat of portraying Agatha...