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Mrs McGinty and Hercule Poirot!

As you know I’m very fond of Margaret Rutherford’s interpretation of Miss Marple, I knew Christie wasn’t so keen but I didn’t realise just how far away from the books the films are. Last night I started to read ‘Mrs … Continue reading

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Miss Marple’s Final Cases

Well Hello, I said normal service would resume and I realise I have fallen very behind with my cosy reviews, which is supposed to be the point of the blog – so I’ll try to catch up. First up is … Continue reading

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The Secret of Chimneys

I have just watched another new ‘Marple’ with Julia McKenzie and I must say Julia is turning out to be marvelous, in fact she is fast becoming my fave TV Marple. Avoiding the ‘dotty old lady’ facade, she is very … Continue reading

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You can lead a horse to water…

  Margaret Rutherford leads the proverbial… Well hopefully the above pic should have appeared in a flash, as I have finally remembered how to resize images! Yay. Having had a PC for years I should have been doing this from … Continue reading

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Much Marple

    Well I’ve been having a bit of a think – who is the best Marple? We’ve got a new one over here in the form of Julia MacKenzie (who I’ve always liked) but I have to confess, she … Continue reading

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Margaret, Murder and Marple

I’ve just finished reading Andy Merrimen’s biography of Margaret Rutherford, I really enjoyed it. I felt bad for Stringer Davis though, taking care of Margaret was a full-time job and he didn’t really cope after she passed away. It’s a … Continue reading

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Margaret Rutherford

Well I’ve rambled about cosy books and cosy TV shows so why not cosy films? One of my fave actresses of all time Margaret Rutherford, and she played Miss Marple 4 times. Whilst she not much like the Miss Marple … Continue reading

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