OverviewGeraldine McEwan (The Magdalene Sisters, Mapp & Lucia) effortlessly captures the sly wit and keen observations of Agatha Christie's beloved senior-citizen sleuth in these 12 full-length mysteries. Prim and proper in her smart tweed suits and matching hats, Miss Marple is often brushed aside by the police and underestimated by criminals. But she proves her mettle time and again, solving cases that leave even the most experienced professionals flummoxed. These lavish adaptations are filled with rich period detail and feature top guest stars, including Joanna Lumley, Derek Jacobi, Jane Seymour, Zo, Wanamaker, Eileen Atkins, Anthony Andrews, Peter Davison, Timothy Dalton, John Hannah, Keeley Hawes, Greg Wise, Francesca Annis, and Juliet Stevenson.Series 1 (Discs 1-4)As seen on the PBS Mystery! seriesProper, demure, and sharp as a tack, Agatha Christie's beloved Miss Marple returns to the limelight in these sparkling adaptations of four classic Christie novels. Geraldine McEwan (The Magdalene Sisters, Mapp & Lucia) is the ladylike sleuth, a wispy senior citizen who blows the police professionals out of the water with her keen insight and shrewdly analytical nature. Fearless and uncommonly wise to the worst in human nature, Marple has lived a long time?and she's paid attention.These lavish21st-century productions are rich in post-WWII period atmosphere and delicious Christie wit, with star-studded casts that include Joanna Lumley, Derek Jacobi, Tara Fitzgerald, Ian Richardson, Janet McTeer, Zo, Wanamaker, Simon Callow, James Fox, John Hannah, Keeley Hawes, and Celia Imrie.THE MYSTERIESMurder at the VicarageThe Body in the LibraryA Murder Is Announced4:50 From Paddington BONUS Hour-long behind-the-scenes feature with cast and crew interviews, history of Miss Marple adaptations, Agatha Christie bio, and cast filmographies.