About Agatha Christie Limited

About Agatha Christie Limited

The company behind Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Limited owns or controls rights to most of Christie’s works. It is 64% owned by Acorn Productions Limited, the UK based rights holding production arm of RLJ Entertainment, Inc (NASDAQ: RLJE). Mathew Prichard (Chairman) and his family and family trusts own the remaining shares. Acorn Productions Ltd manages the literary and media rights to Agatha Christie's works around the world, on behalf of Agatha Christie Ltd. All licensing arrangements are run through Acorn Production's offices in the UK.

RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independent licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300 exclusive titles. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via its owned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image (feature films, stand-up comedy), One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness), Slingshot (faith), Athena (documentaries), Criterion (art films) and Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, digital streaming, broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and non-theatrical.

Through its direct-to-consumer business, RLJE has direct contacts and billing relationships with millions of consumers.

RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute, and monetize existing and original content for its many distribution channels, including its nascent branded digital subscription channels, and engages distinct audiences with programming that appeals directly to their unique viewing interests. RLJE has proprietary e-commerce web sites for the Acorn and Acacia brands, and owns the recently launched Acorn TV digital subscription service.

Companies interested in taking a license to adapt Agatha Christie's works into films or games, license stage plays, translate and publish new editions of her novels and short stories or quote from her writings should contact Acorn Productions Limited in the first instance.

Agatha Christie Limited, registered in England no. 550864.

Registered office at 

RLJ Entertainment Limited,

55 Drury Lane

Covent Garden



Tel: +44 (0) 203 734 8706

Contact us

For general information and enquiries, please email generalenquiries@agathachristie.com

Licensing and publishing enquiries: licensing@agathachristie.com
TV and film production enquiries: Basi Akpabio bakpabio@rljentertainment.co.uk
Marketing and events enquiries: Lydia Stone lstone@rljentertainment.co.uk 
Theatre production and licensing enquiries: stage@agathachristie.com
Partworks and merchandise enquiries: Julia Wilde jwilde@rljentertainment.co.uk
Radio and audio enquiries: Eva Kelly ekelly@rljentertainment.co.uk