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Miss Marple Tells a Story is a radio play created by Agatha Christie for the BBC in 1934 which was converted into a short story published in Home Journal on May 25, 1935. In 1939, it was collected and formed the sixth story in the anthology The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories.

Synopsis[]

Miss Marple is asked for help by an old friend of her solicitor, who is about to be indicted for his wife’s murder. She was stabbed to death in a hotel room but he swears that he is innocent. Can Miss Marple save him from the gallows?

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Publication history[]

Miss Marple Tells a Story was specially commissioned by the BBC as a radio play and read by Christie herself. The twenty-minute broadcast took place on Friday, 11 May 1934 at 9.20pm on the National Programme.

References[]

  1. J. C. Bernthal, Agatha Christie: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2022), 608, ebook edition.
  2. See this listing at Galactic Central
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