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Les Petits Meurtres d'Agatha Christie (English Title: "The Little Murders of Agatha Christie") is a French television series, produced by Escazal Films, that first broadcast on France 2 on 9 January 2009.

In the United States, the second series is titled “Agatha Christie's Criminal Games” and is shown on MHz Choice streaming and broadcast network.


Main article: List of Les Petits Meurtres d'Agatha Christie episodes

The series opened with a 4-episode mini-series set in 1930’s France "Petits Meurtres en Famille" (an adaptation of Hercule Poirot's Christmas) broadcast in 2006. These featured the two detectives who were to become the lead characters in season 1.

Season One takes place in 1930’s northern France with Superintendent Larosiere, who has a passion for beautiful women and solving cases, while hapless young Inspector Lampion just tries to keep up. There were 11 episodes broadcast between 2009 and 2012, all adaptations of various Christie stories.

Season Two is set in mid 1950’s through 1960’s mainly in Lille with Commissaire Swan Laurence, his secretary Marlène Leroy and newspaper reporter Alice Avril who insists on helping despite Laurence's preference to work alone. There were 27 episodes broadcast between 2015 and 2020 of which 25 were adaptations of Christie's stories.

Season 3 is set in the 1970s and features a new set of detectives.


Casting Character Numbers of episodes Year
Antoine Duléry Jean Larosière 11 2009-2012
Marius Colucci Émile Lampion 11 2009-2012
Blandine Bellavoir Alice Avril 25 2013–2020
Samuel Labarthe Swan Laurence 24 2013–2020
Élodie Frenck Marlène Leroy 24 2013–2020
Dominique Thomas Ernest Tricard 24 2013–2020
Christophe Piret / François Godart Robert Jourdeuil 8 2013/2013–2019
Serge Dubois Ménard 8 2009-2012
Olivier Carré Dr Verdure 5 2010-2012
Flore Bonaventura / Alice Isaaz Juliette Larosière 2 2010/2012
Anne Benoît Madame Daste / Annick Devassene 2 2009/2015
Hélène Vincent Kristin 1 2009
Pascal Elso Léopold Vallabrègues 1 2009
Corinne Masiero Angélique 1 2009
Denis Lavant André Custe 1 2009
Frédéric Pierrot Jean Villiers 1 2009
Robinson Stévenin Jean 1 2009
Françoise Bertin Emilie Dubreuil 1 2009
Lannick Gautry Mathieu Vidal 1 2010
Isabelle Candelier Christine Boisseau 1 2010
Guilaine Londez Mademoiselle Thuleau 1 2010
Mata Gabin Esméralda 1 2011
Jean-Marie Winling Pierre Fougères 1 2012
Patrick Descamps Chesnais 1 2012
Françoise Fabian Alexina Laurence 1 2013
Claude Perron Claude Kerrigan 1 2013
Charlie Dupont Roland Delavallée 1 2013
Isabelle de Hertogh Bella Siatidis 1 2013
Dominique Pinon Hubert Petitpont 1 2014
Natacha Lindinger Euphrasie Maillol 4 2014
Nicolas Vaude Stanislas 1 2014
Alban Lenoir Paul Coupet 1 2014
Philippe Nahon Emile Deboucke 1 2015
Serge Riaboukine Léopold Santini 1 2015
Cyril Gueï Dr Timothée Glissant 14 2016
Sophie Cattani Eve Constantin 1 2016
Philippe Rebbot Dr. Locart 1 2018

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Season one (1930s)[]

Season 2 (1950s-1960s)[]

Season 3 (1970s) (scheduled, characters not official)[]