Partners In Crime

Adventure, espionage and married life... Partners in Crime is a series based on Agatha Christie's classic Tommy and Tuppence stories starring David Walliams and Jessica Raine.


Adventure, espionage and married life... Partners in Crime is a series based on Agatha Christie's classic Tommy and Tuppence stories. The show premiered on BBC One in the UK in 2016, with the married crime-fighting duo brought to life by Executive Producer David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School) and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, Wolf Hall), in six episodes based on two Christie novels: The Secret Adversary and N or M?

Directed by Edward Hall (Restless, Downton Abbey), episodes 1-3, 'The Secret Adversary', are adapted for the screen by award-winning author, playwright and director Zinnie Harris, (Spooks, Born With Two Mothers, Richard Is My Boyfriend). The following three, 'N or M?' are adapted by Claire Wilson, (Where There Is Darkness, Twist).

Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime
is an adventure series with espionage and humour at its heart. Set in a 1950s Britain rising from the ashes of the Blitz into the grip of a new Cold War, our beekeeping duo stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and Cold War conspiracy. Tuppence is a woman who sees adventure round every corner, throwing herself head first into every mystery with passion and fervour, determined to get to the truth no matter what it takes, much to the dismay of her more cautious husband Tommy.

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