By Philip Meeks
In the early sixties nationwide treasures have been the inventive strength in the back of considered one of British cinema's such a lot profitable franchises. however the leave out Marple video clips have been nearly by no means made... Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie didn't wish Margaret Rutherford to carry her fabled spinster to lifestyles. And Margaret Rutherford used to be mortified on the customers of sullying her attractiveness with anything as sordid as murder... this is often the tale of the genuine this is why the performing legend and "the funniest lady alive" didn't wish to tackle the function that made her celebrated internationally. Margaret and Agatha shape an not likely friendship full of afternoon tea and gossip. in the meantime Agatha turns detective herself and she's on a venture. She's made up our minds to unearth Rutherford's tragic and surprising secret.
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