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By the Pricking of My Thumbs

When Tommy and Tuppence Beresford visit Tommy's elderly aunt at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home, Tuppence is told by another resident, Mrs. Lancaster, that the corpse of a child is hidden behind a fireplace. Tuppence realises there could be more to the old lady's words than she originally thought, especially when Tommy's aunt dies weeks later, and Mrs. Lancaster mysteriously disappears. With Tommy away on business, who better to help her than Miss Marple, who is visiting an old friend at the nursing home. With a cryptic painting on their hands, the two end up in the Norfolk village of Farrell St. Edmund to find the subject of their painting, a lone cottage in a wooded forest, while also trying to learn the closely-guarded secrets of the residents.

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  • Originally Aired February 19, 2006
  • Runtime 95 minutes
  • Content Rating Greece 8 United States of America TV-14
  • Production Code 4703
  • Network ITV1
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Created June 13, 2021 by
    tsironick
  • Modified October 8, 2023 by
    TheWildGuy
Name Type Role
Agatha Christie Writer
Stewart Harcourt Writer
Michelle Ryan Guest Star
Florence Strickland Guest Star
Miriam Karlin Guest Star
Brian Conley Guest Star
O-T Fagbenle Guest Star
Oliver Jordan Guest Star
Michael Begley Guest Star
June Whitfield Guest Star
Leslie Phillips Guest Star
Jody Halse Guest Star
Anthony Andrews Guest Star
Lia Williams Guest Star
Claire Bloom Guest Star
Josie Lawrence Guest Star
Greta Scacchi Guest Star
Charles Dance Guest Star
Steven Berkoff Guest Star
Eliza Bennett Guest Star
Michael Maloney Guest Star
Clare Holman Guest Star
Bonnie Langford Guest Star
Patrick Barlow Guest Star
Chloe Pennington Guest Star
Peter Medak Director