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The Sittaford Mystery is an adaptation of the novel by Agatha Christie. It was dramatised and directed by Michael Bakewell and was first broadcast in 1990.

Episode 1 - The Message

A blizzard has hit England. In the tiny village of Sittaford, on the fringes of Dartmoor, a party of six is gathered in Sittaford House, home of Captain Trevelyan. He's rented the house out for the winter and is staying in a nearby village. As evening draws in, a séance is proposed. But it reveals something far more sinister than they'd all anticipated...

Episode 2 - An Arrest for Murder

A seance at the remote Sittaford House has revealed the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But who would've killed a man who didn't have an enemy in the world?

Episode 3 - Emily Goes to Work

James Pearson has been arrested for the murder of his uncle, but his fiancee Emily is determined to prove his innocence.

Episode 4 - A Recipe for Ginger Cake

Emily suspects that the Willetts, who've rented Sittaford House, are somehow involved in the murder of Captain Trevelyan. But how can she get into the house?

Episode 5 - The Second Seance

Mr Rycroft decides that only by re-enacting the séance which announced the murder of Captain Trevelyan, will the identity of his killer finally be revealed.