Agatha Christie’s New And Exclusive Drama Coming To Britbox

Rising star David Jonsson shines in Agatha Christie’s Murder is Easy which tackles race, feminism and class, while still being quintessentially English. New & exclusive on BritBox SA

Premiering March 7
Topline Takeaway: Agatha Christie’s Murder is Easy is the latest adaptation from BritBox, ITV, and Mammoth Screen, described by the i as “thought-provoking and fresh.” The series brings the classic novel into the 1950s with a Nigerian lead character, tackling issues such as colonialism and immigration.Format: 2 x 60’ – weekly drop

Synopsis: Based on the classic mystery from the detective novelist Agatha Christie’s Murder is Easy, it tells the story of Luke Fitzwilliam who finds himself on the trail of a serial killer after meeting Miss Pinkerton on a train to London. She tells him about a series of suspicious deaths that have taken place in her village. When she later turns up dead herself – while on the way to visit Scotland Yard – Fitzwilliam realises he needs to find the killer before yet more bodies start piling up. The two-part series features Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Morfydd Clark (Lord of the Rings, Saint Maud), and Douglas Henshall (Shetland).

Cast: David Jonsson, Penelope Wilton, Morfydd Clark, Douglas Henshall, and Tom Riley

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