Agatha Christie

Nina de Gramont: UNCW professor lands on NYT Best Seller List with Agatha Christie novel (‘1on1 with Jon Evans’ podcast)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – What happened to Agatha Christie in early December of 1926? Many people have speculated on the famous author’s eleven-day disappearance. Nina de Gramont had an idea to give the story a fictional twist. After all, the UNCW professor had already written and published eight books. So, de Gramont set out to craft a story and take her readers to England just prior to the time of Agatha’s mysterious absence, as her husband Archie planned to run away with his mistress. The Christie Affair published in early 2022, seven years after de Gramont’s previous release, The Distance from Me to You.
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‘Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?’ review: Agatha Christie has genuine charm, thanks to Lucy Boynton and Will Poulter

Around the two-thirds mark in countless whodunits by Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and others, there comes the moment when the reader realizes the story resolution will depend to some degree on information contained in a regional British train timetable. Or the particulars of a contested will and its signatories. That sort of thing. Crucial minutiae, from the author’s point of view. But ...

Hugh Laurie brings Agatha Christie murder-mystery to TV

LONDON, April 11 (Reuters) - British actor Hugh Laurie, best known for playing an eccentric doctor in the TV series "House", brings what he says is his favourite Agatha Christie novel to the screen with his new TV show "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?". The three-part mini-series was written, produced...

TV Talk: ‘Portals to Hell’ visits Western Pa.; Hugh Laurie adapts Agatha Christie

Regardless of whether you believe in ghosts, there’s no denying the popularity of ghost-hunting shows on cable. Travel Channel would be more accurately named if it were called Supernatural Channel, given its current programming. From “Destination Fear” at the Green County Almshouse to “Ghost Hunters” at Pittsburgh’s Church Brew...

Agatha Christie mystery descends on Tillie Lewis stage

STOCKTON -- Delta Drama presents “And Then There Were None,” the stage version of one of Agatha Christie’s darkest and most successful mystery novels. The production runs the weekends of March 4-6 and March 11-13 at Tillie Lewis Theatre on the Delta College campus. Admission is free. COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative test is required to attend, as are masks.