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Season 26, Episode 7 Miss Marple: By the Pricking of My Thumbs

First Aired: June 18, 2006

Part 1 of two. “Miss Marple: By the Pricking of My Thumbs.” Miss Marple and Tuppence Beresford (Greta Scacchi) investigate the suspicious death of Beresford's husband's elderly aunt and the disappearance of the aunt's friend from a nursing home. Guided by a note the aunt left, they rely on a painting for clues, which leads them to a small Norfolk village populated by eccentric characters. Tommy Beresford: Anthony Andrews. Aunt Ada: Claire Bloom. Septimus Bligh: Charles Dance.

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  • Premiered: February 5, 1980
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu… (more)

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