Written by: Nick Houser
Date: January 11, 2017
Agatha Raisin, a London PR whizz seemingly has it all – with money no object, an executive riverside flat, and a career in PR to die for – but her professional achievements have come at an emotional cost. Dreaming of a more peaceful existence away from it all, she opts for early retirement in the Cotswolds, only to find herself immersed in variety of mysteries.
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The Death of Quiche (Pilot) | Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6pm
Pining for a more peaceful existence in friendlier locales, she leaves London, opting for early retirement in the picturesque idyll of the Cotswolds.
She settles in Carsely – an outwardly sleepy village in scenic surroundings – and attempts to curry favor with the locals, cheating her way into a quiche-making competition with an entry purchased from an urban deli. But the gambit spectacularly backfires when the philandering judge,Major Andy Cummings-Browne, is found poisoned from a killer quiche. Watch Preview.
The Walkers of Dembley | Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 6pm
When militant rambler Jessica Tartinck is found bashed to death in a field, former PR whiz Agatha Raisin is forced to go undercover to get to the bottom of the grisly crime. Watch Preview.
Hell’s Bells | Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 6pm
A rich newcomer to the village, Amanda Ballard, has found little favor among the Carsely locals. And when her body is found hanging from the bell ropes of the church in an apparent suicide, Agatha suspects foul play. Watch Preview
The Wellspring of Death | Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 6pm
A village-wide squabble in Ancombe over the selling of water rights results in the death of Parish Council Chairman Robert Struthers. Agatha, on a PR job for the water company, tries to put the matter out of her mind. But as the body count rises, she finds herself drawn into the fray. Watch Preview.
The Potted Gardener | Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 6pm
Mary Fortune, a seemingly perfect paragon of village life, is found murdered in her own back garden. As shockwaves reverberate through Carsely, a series of bizarre garden sabotages may hold the key to Agatha unlocking the secrets of the murder. Watch Preview.
The Vicious Vet | Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 6pm
Veterinarian cum lothario Paul Bladen has the ladies of Carsely all aflutter with excitement. But when a routine operation results in his death, Agatha once again must uncover the truth behind his untimely demise. Watch Preview.
The Day the Floods Came | Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 6pm
Young bride Kylie Stokes is found dead, her body apparently drowned in a flash flood in the area. But as horrid details surrounding her death come to light, Agatha, who had seen the bride in some dismay on her ‘happy’ day, resolves to crack the case herself.
The Witch of Wyckhadden | Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 6pm
Ditching Carsely for the vast Wyckhadden Hotel to escape personal embarrassment, Agatha finds herself in the centre of another scandal when local ‘witch’ Francie Juddle is discovered bludgeoned to death. Trapped in the area until the matter is resolved, Agatha begins her own investigation.
The Murderous Marriage | Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 6pm
When Agatha’s ex-husband Jimmy Raisin returns to Carsely unannounced, it tests her relationship with James Lacey to its snapping point. And when Jimmy ends up dead in a ditch, Agatha is put in the frame for his murder.