A 3DD Production for ITV1.
Agatha Christie’s novels have been translated into 44 languages and sold in a 103 countries. After Shakespeare, she is the world’s best selling author in any genre with over 2 billion books sold.
On the 75th anniversary of the creation of one of her most famous characters, the immortal spinster sleuth Miss Marple, comes a brand new documentary. In a game of sleuth and deduction it sets out to solve one of the greatest puzzles; just what makes Agatha Christie such a successful writer? This documentary introduces viewers to new fields of scientific enquiry using sophisticated computer analysis of Christie’s every written word, her sentence structure, story arcs, poisons used, red herrings, clues and so on.
Produced with the full co-operation of Chorion, the company that owns the Agatha Christie estate, this documentary, just like one of her own famous stories, combines all the thrills of a real detective investigation with the exciting race for a new scientific discovery.