A Pocket Full of Rye

Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye

A Pocket Full of Rye shows in Australia on Sunday June 21st

According to the Brisbane Times, Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye will be shown this Sunday in Australia.

"Agatha Christie's Miss Marple ABC1, 8.30pm

This first of four new adaptations of Agatha Christie's novels (in this case A Pocket Full Of Rye ) features Julia McKenzie as the cardigan-clad super sleuth.

She makes a fine fist of it, waddling into the murderous croquet lawns and treacherous vicars' gardens of rural England with aplomb. Tonight she investigates the deaths of business tycoon Rex Fortescue, his wife, Adele, and their housemaid, Gladys. You know you're in Marple territory when the first murder weapon is a cup of tea.

Fine escapist stuff, with a great cast. Sit back and enjoy with a cup of ... maybe not."

Miss Marple on DVD

On August 4, the US (Region 1) release of Julia Mackenzie's version of Miss Marple will be released on DVD.  It will contain A Pocket Full of Rye, Murder is Easy, They Do It With Mirrors, and Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

You can preorder the 4 set DVD at Amazon or 2 versions at Shop PBS, 4 box DVD set or with paperback.

Thanks to Martha for your help!

Six by Agatha on PBS

PBS has put up a website about the six episodes of Agatha Christie which will be shown on PBS.  The first two episodes will feature Hercule Poirot and there will be four episodes featuring the new Miss Marple.

Of course, don't forget to set your recorders for A Pocketful of Rye, to be shown on PBS on July 5th, with Matthew Macfadyen.

A Pocket Full of Rye on DVD on 4 August 2009

Acorn Media will be releasing a 4 disc dvd of Miss Marple, which includes A Pocket Full of Rye, in which Matthew Macfadyen plays Inspector Neele.

This 372-minute set containing 4 episodes of the British show is presented in widescreen video, English Stereo sound, with English subtitles available. DVD features include Julia McKenzie and Agatha Christie biographies, a photo gallery, and cast filmographies. Cost is $59.99 U.S./$74.99 CAN, and it will be available starting on August 4th.

Thanks to flip and Steph for the information!

A Pocket Full of Rye on PBS

I contacted PBS as to when A Pocket Full of Rye would be shown on PBS.  They suggested I set my DVR for the day after Independence Day.  That would be July 5th!

Thanks to PBS!

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