The Seven Dials Mystery

A new Agatha Christie series for Netflix by Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall

Mia McKenna-Bruce set to lead cast in new Agatha Christie series alongside Helena Bonham-Carter and Martin Freeman

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BAFTA Rising Star Mia McKenna-Bruce (How To Have Sex, Persuasion) will lead the cast as ‘Bundle’ a young, determined sleuth in The Seven Dials Mystery, the new Agatha Christie series for Netflix.

Mia said “Chris Chibnall’s scripts are brilliant, and I am thrilled to be part of this new interpretation of the iconic Agatha Christie’s storytelling.

Joining Mia will be Helena Bonham Carter (One Life, Nolly) as Lady Caterham and Martin Freeman (The Responder, Miller’s Girl) as Battle.

About the show

The Seven Dials Mystery is penned by Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who) executive produced by The Crown executive producer Suzanne Mackie under the banner of Orchid Pictures and Chris Sussman (Good Omens). Chris Sweeney (The Tourist, Back to Life) will direct.

About the plot

England. 1925. At a lavish country house party, a practical joke appears to have gone horribly, murderously wrong. It will be up to the unlikeliest of sleuths - the fizzingly inquisitive Lady Eileen ‘Bundle’ Brent - to unravel a chilling plot that will change her life, cracking wide open the country house mystery.

A witty, epic and fast-paced drama from the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, is brought to life in a thrilling new version for Netflix.

Recently Announced

Netflix announces Agatha Christie series The Seven Dials Mystery by writer Chris Chibnall

Exciting news for Agatha Christie fans. Netflix has announced The Seven Dials Mystery penned by Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who) executive produced by The Crown executive producer Suzanne Mackie of Orchid Pictures and Chris Sussman (Good Omens). Chris Sweeney (The Tourist, Back to Life) will direct.

About the show

The Seven Dials Mystery is the first series to go into production with Orchid Pictures and will begin filming this summer. Chris Chibnall will executive produce the show through his company Imaginary Friends and James Prichard of Agatha Christie Limited is also an executive producer on the series.

I am excited to be bringing The Seven Dials Mystery to life, and to be introducing a new generation of iconic Christie characters to the screen. It has been a joy to work with Chris Chibnall in creating this bold, authored and ambitious vision for the series. Together with Chris Sussman and Agatha Christie Limited and, under the masterful direction of Chris Sweeney, we are thrilled to embark on this creative journey. I could not think of a more exciting first project for Orchid Pictures, or a more perfect home for this story than Netflix.
Susan Mackie, Orchard Pictures

Orchid Pictures was founded in 2020 by Suzanne Mackie (executive producer on The Crown) with the goal of bringing stories from both up-and-coming and award winning writers to the world’s stage. Suzanne has since assembled a strong female team to develop a rich slate of diverse content, including Hannah Campbell and Sophie Loizou (The Crown).

Agatha Christie’s storytelling has been thrilling mystery lovers for generations but there is still more for us to explore for audiences at Netflix.
Anne Mensah, Netflix
Bundle Brent is one of my great grandmother’s raft of interesting humorous sharp young female characters. To see her brought to life through the words of Chris Chibnall and this production with Orchid Pictures and Netflix is a dream come true. I think viewers will love this world that we have created, and hope for more.
James Prichard, Agatha Christie Ltd

About the Book

Jacket The Seven Dials Mystery

The Seven Dials Mystery

Explore the original Agatha Christie novel, published in 1929.

A healthy young man dies in his sleep, despite the ringing of multiple separate alarm clocks…

Gerry Wade had proved himself to be a champion sleeper; so the other house guests decided to play a practical joke on him. Eight alarm clocks were set to go off, one after the other, starting at 6.30 a.m. But when morning arrived, one clock was missing and the prank had backfired with tragic consequences.

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