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The Case of the Perfect Carer is an adaptation of the short story The Case of the Perfect Maid by Agatha Christie. It was dramatised by Mike Walker and directed and produced by Jeremy Mortimer. The music was composed and realised by Ben Wallfisch. It was broadcast by BBC Radio 4 - 17.03.2003 - 30mins

Plot[edit | edit source]

Renting a flat to elderly sisters in a converted dower house should be a simple job for an estate agent, but Kate finds Bernice anything but easy. Then valuables start to disappear.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Richenda Carey as Bernice
  • Joanna Monro as Carmela
  • Carla Simpson as Kate
  • Richard Firth as Tim
  • Joan O'Norman as Morag

Research notes[edit | edit source]

  • Joan O'Norman was included in the cast credits but is an anagram of Joanna Monro used to conceal one "character" being a disguise.
  • The original short story features Miss Marple.
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