Film and TV

Explore iconic Agatha Christie screen adaptations

Agatha Christie’s thrilling novels are popular with film and TV audiences around the globe and continue to be adapted for the big and small screens. 2022 will see the cinematic release of 20th Century Studio's Death on the Nile. The recent adaptation of The ABC Murders, starring John Malkovich as Hercule Poirot aired in the UK at Christmas 2018. In the same year, the BBC and Amazon brought Ordeal by Innocence to the small screen with Bill Nighy in the limelight, whilst in 2017 Kenneth Branagh led an all-star cast in a film adaptation of Christie’s bestselling mystery Murder on the Orient Express. The legacy of Agatha Christie on screen continues to be popular to this day and includes firm favourites Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Agatha Christie’s Marple. Discover the world of Agatha Christie on screen and enjoy new and classic adaptations of the Queen of Crime’s stories and sleuths.

20th Century Studios

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Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile [2022] is directed by and stars Kenneth Branagh. Watch the trailer and find out more about the forthcoming release.

Contemporary Christie

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Contemporary Christie

Enjoy a fresh, heart-thumping take on some of Agatha Christie’s greatest stories from And Then There Were None to Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

Contemporary Agatha Christie film & TV productions

Around the World

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Around the World

Discover the wider world of international Agatha Christie adaptations.

Recent international Agatha Christie adaptations

Classic Christie


Classic Christie

Agatha Christie's thrilling stories have been being adapted for almost 90 years. Discover a selection of the world's favourites.

Classic Agatha Christie film and TV adaptations

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Did you know?

  1. David Suchet was recommended for the part of Hercule Poirot by Christie’s family who had seen him play Blott in the TV adaptation of Tom Sharpe’s Blott on the Landscape.

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