When Colonel Bantry and his wife find a dead woman in their home, it's up to Miss Marple to learn the identity of "The Body in the Library" (2004), with James Fox and Joanna Lumley. Next, "The Murder at the Vicarage" (2004) was of one of St. Mary Mead's less popular residents, but that won't stop Miss Marple from solving the case. Derek Jacobi co-stars. Then, no one will believe an elderly woman who claims to have seen a murder on a train in "4:50 from Paddington" (2004), co-starring Pam Ferrisand David Warner. And a mystery parlor game turns into a deadly reality in "A Murder Is Announced" (2005), with Cherie Lunghi. 6 1/4 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; "making of" featurette; biography; filmographies; photo gallery.
Geraldine McEwan stars as the matronly detective in this new series of mysteries featuring all-new feature-length adaptations of Christie classics starring Joanna Lumley, Derek Jacobi, Tara Fitzgerald and Ian Richardson. Includes the Murder at the Vicarage (2004/94 min.), the Body in the Library (2004/94 min.), 4:50 from Paddington (2004/94 min.) and a Murder Is Announced (2005/94 min.). 4 episodes on 4 DVDs. Color/NR/fullscreen.