Inside The Mind of Agatha Christie


1 x 60'

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Channel 5



We all know her characters, the incredible plot twists and the dramatic confrontations, but what do we know about the incredible mind of the woman behind them? This documentary uncovers some of the secrets of Agatha Christie's vivid imagination and shockingly dark mind.

Inside The Mind Of Agatha Christie explores not only the vast family archive of notebooks, diaries, letters and never-before-seen documents. Combining expert interviews from forensic scientists, screen writers and biographers, to rare and personal testimony from her Grandson and Great-Grandson helps us get into the mind of the greatest writer of our time.

An investigative journey that takes us from Torquay to Turkey, and into the mind of Agatha Christie... This film dispels the mysteries surrounding her life and work, explores what her methods were, how and why she wrote and how her mind crafted unpredictable plots, recorded history and above all, entertained.

Ratings: Following premiere on Sunday 15 December 2019, ratings showed the documentary was up 6% for volume and 12% for share versus the 13 week slot average

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