Thursday, May 20, 2010

Miss Marple Returns

Masterpiece Mystery: “Miss Marple, Series V: The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side”

Acclaimed British actress Julia McKenzie (“Cranford”) stars as the beloved spinster sleuth Miss Marple in three new episodes of the popular Agatha Christie’s “Miss Marple” series. Alan Cumming hosts.

Synopsis: Hollywood glamour arrives in St. Mary Mead when a celebrated actress and her film director husband take up residence there. But when seemingly unconnected people are found poisoned soon after, Miss Marple must track down the killer and discover the reason behind the murders. Joanna Lumley (“Absolutely Fabulous”) and Lindsay Duncan (Alice in Wonderland) guest star. Airs 23 May 2010 from 9 to 10:30 p.m. on PBS