Adaptations of Agatha Christie

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Adaptations of the works of Agatha Christie:

Film[edit]

Year Title Story based on Notes
1928 The Passing of Mr. Quinn The Coming of Mr Quin First Christie film adaptation
1929 Die Abenteurer G.m.b.H. The Secret Adversary First Christie foreign film adaptation; a German adaptation of The Secret Adversary
1931 Alibi The stage play Alibi and the novel The Murder of Roger Ackroyd First Christie film adaptation to feature Hercule Poirot
1931 Black Coffee Black Coffee
1932 Le Coffret de Laque Black Coffee French adaptation of Black Coffee
1934 Lord Edgware Dies Thirteen at Dinner
1937 Love from a Stranger The stage play Love from a Stranger and the short story Philomel Cottage Released in the US as A Night of Terror
1945 And Then There Were None The stage play And Then There Were None and the novel And Then There Were None First Christie film adaptation of And Then There Were None
1947 Love from a Stranger The stage play Love from a Stranger and the short story Philomel Cottage Released in the UK as A Stranger Walked In
1957 Witness for the Prosecution The stage play Witness for the Prosecution and the short story The Witness for the Prosecution
1960 The Spider's Web Spider's Web
1960 Chupi Chupi Aashey The Mousetrap and Three Blind Mice (radio play and short story) Uncredited adaptation in Bengali; possibly the only notable film version of the celebrated play.[citation needed]
1961 Murder, She Said 4.50 from Paddington First Christie film adaptation to feature Miss Marple
1963 Murder at the Gallop After the Funeral In the film, Miss Marple replaces Hercule Poirot
1964 Murder Most Foul Mrs McGinty's Dead The film is loosely based on the book and as a major change Miss Marple replaces Hercule Poirot
1964 Murder Ahoy! None An original film, not based on any book, although it borrows some elements of They Do It with Mirrors
1965 Gumnaam And Then There Were None Uncredited adaptation of And Then There Were None
1965 Ten Little Indians The stage play And Then There Were None and the novel And Then There Were None
1965 The Alphabet Murders The A.B.C. Murders
1972 Endless Night Endless Night
1973 Dhund The Unexpected Guest Dhund (translation: Fog) is a 1973 Hindi movie produced and directed by B. R. Chopra
1974 Murder on the Orient Express Murder on the Orient Express
1974 And Then There Were None The stage play And Then There Were None and the novel And Then There Were None Released in the US as Ten Little Indians
1978 Death on the Nile The stage play Murder on the Nile and the novel Death on the Nile
1980 The Mirror Crack'd The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
1982 Evil Under the Sun Evil Under the Sun
1985 Ordeal by Innocence Ordeal by Innocence
1987 Desyat Negrityat The stage play And Then There Were None and the novel And Then There Were None Russian film adaptation of And Then There Were None
1988 Appointment with Death The stage play Appointment with Death and the novel Appointment with Death
1989 Ten Little Indians The stage play And Then There Were None and the novel And Then There Were None
1995 Innocent Lies Towards Zero
2003 Shubho Mahurat The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side Indian (Bengali) adaptation of The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
2005 Mon petit doigt m'a dit... By the Pricking of My Thumbs French adaptation of By the Pricking of My Thumbs
2007 L'Heure zéro Towards Zero French adaptation of Towards Zero
2008 Le crime est notre affaire 4.50 from Paddington French adaptation of 4.50 from Paddington
2008 Le Grand Alibi The Hollow French adaptation of The Hollow
2012 Grandmaster The A.B.C. Murders Indian (Malayalam) adaptation of The A.B.C Murders
2016 Chorabali Cards on the Table Indian (Bengali) adaptation of Cards on The Table
2017 Murder on the Orient Express Murder on the Orient Express
2017 Crooked House Crooked House

Television[edit]

Miss Marple television series[edit]

Episodes of the television series Miss Marple include:

Agatha Christie's Marple television series[edit]

Episodes of the television series Agatha Christie's Marple include:

Agatha Christie's Poirot television series[edit]

Episodes of the television series Agatha Christie's Poirot include:

BBC Radio[edit]

Many of Christie's novels have been adapted for BBC Radio over the course of several years. However the most prominent productions were the dramatisations of the Poirot and Miss Marple stories:

Poirot[edit]

(Starring John Moffatt as Poirot, unless otherwise stated)

Miss Marple[edit]

(Starring June Whitfield as Miss Marple)

Notable others[edit]

Starring Jonathan Forbes as Mike and Lizzy Watts as Ellie

Starring Hugh Bonneville as Nevile and Marcia Warren as Lady Tresselian

Starring Melinda Walker as Emily Trefusis, Stephen Tompkinson as Charles Enderby, John Moffatt as Mr. Rycroft and Geoffrey Whitehead as Inspector Narracott

Geoffrey Whitehead as Justice Wargrave, Lyndsey Marshal as Vera Claythorne, Alex Wyndham as Philip Lombard, John Rowe as Dr. Armstrong, and Joanna Monro as Emily Brent

Starring Naomi Frederick as Iris and Amanda Drew as Ruth

Starring Mark Umbers as Arthur Calgary and Jacqueline Defferary as Gwenda

Graphic novels[edit]

Euro Comics India began issuing a series of graphic novel adaptations of Christie's work in 2007.

Video games[edit]

Animation[edit]

In 2004 the Japanese broadcasting company Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai turned Poirot and Marple into animated characters in the anime series Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple, introducing Mabel West (daughter of Miss Marple's mystery-writer nephew Raymond West, a canonical Christie character) and her duck Oliver as new characters.

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