Agatha Raisin. Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen).

Agatha Raisin

Sky One comedy drama about an amateur detective. 23 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2014 - 2020. Stars Ashley Jensen, Jamie Glover, Mathew Horne, Matt McCooey and others.

Another series is in development.

Agatha Raisin. Image shows from L to R: Gemma Simpson (Katy Wix), DC Bill Wong (Matt McCooey), DI Wilkes (Jason Barnett), Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen), Jo Cummings-Browne (Hermione Norris), Andy Cummings-Browne (Robert Bathurst), Roy Silver (Mathew Horne). Copyright: Mammoth Screen / Free@Last TV.

Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death - The Quiche Of Death

It's all about the quiche this Christmas in a tasty whodunnit starring Ashley Jensen as Agatha Raisin, a PR whizz caught up in a murder mystery.

Further details

Agatha Raisin, PR whizz, gives up her successful life in London, landing with a bang in the quiet village of Carsely with hopes of beginning a new dream life.

Bored, lonely and used to getting her own way, Agatha finds that life in the Cotswolds isn't quite the picture-perfect existence she imagined... and when her highflying city attitude is met with puzzlement and suspicion from country locals, Agatha enlists the few allies she can find.

Among them are DC Bill Wong, a lovelorn local policeman, Gemma Simpson, her suffer-no-fools cleaning lady, and Roy Silver, a faithful former assistant from London. But with her unique brand of feisty truth telling finding little favour, it seems the community is not quite ready for the acerbic Agatha.

In an attempt to ingratiate herself, Agatha enters the annual quiche making competition and inadvertently becomes a suspect in a murder case. As her reputation sinks ever lower, and any hopes of romance with her dashing ex-Army neighbour James Lacey swiftly thwarted, Agatha has no choice but to clear her name and earn the respect of her fellow villagers. Determined to wring out the truth, Agatha sets about solving the mystery of the quiche of death.

Other characters include long-suffering village housewife and Amateur Dramatics devotee Jo Cummings Brown (and her errant husband Andy); hapless DI Wilkes; Agatha's next door neighbour and nemesis Sheila; village vicar Jez and his wife Sarah; husband and wife Ella and John Cartwright; villagers Gail and Gene; a couple called Mr and Mrs Boggle; 'purveyor of quiche' Spiros Eonomides; and Roy's Australian boyfriend Steve.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 26th December 2014
Time
8:30pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
120 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ashley Jensen Agatha Raisin
Jamie Glover James Lacey
Mathew Horne Roy Silver
Matt McCooey DC Bill Wong
Jason Barnett DI Wilkes
Lucy Liemann Sarah Bloxby
Katy Wix Gemma Simpson
Tim Stern Gene Harvey
Marcia Warren Mrs Boggle
June Watson Mrs Josephs
Maddie Monti Kyra Simpson
Guest cast
Hermione Norris Jo Cummings-Browne
Robert Bathurst Andy Cummings-Browne
Caroline Langrishe Sheila Barr
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Rev Jez Bloxby
Carli Norris Ella Cartwright
John Lightbody John Cartwright
Sandy McDade Gail Murray
Richard Durden Mr Boggle
Joseph Long Spiros Economides
Nichola McAuliffe Maria Borrow
John Mason Steve
Oliver Lansley Dr Brendon Monk
Timothy Renouf Danny Shine
Josh Williams Sam
Hector McCormick Neil
Toby Williams Postman
Don Gallagher Coroner
Jemma Churchill Freda
Chris Jared Agatha's Dad
Amybeth McNulty Young Agatha
Kay Burley Self
Writing team
Stewart Harcourt Writer
Sam Price Script Editor
Production team
Geoffrey Sax Director
Matthew Mulot Producer
Cameron Roach Executive Producer
Michele Buck Executive Producer
Barry Ryan Executive Producer
Stewart Harcourt Executive Producer
Helen Gregory Executive Producer
Kathleen Hutchison Executive Producer

Videos

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death - Trailer

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death, coming to Sky1 this December, is a crime-based comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Mathew Horne (Roy Silver), Matt McCooey (DC Bill Wong), Jason Barnett (DI Wilkes), Katy Wix (Gemma Simpson), Robert Bathurst (Andy Cummings-Browne).

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death - Trailer 2

Who is going to win the competition?

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin).

Agatha's New Home

The cast talk about the Wiltshire location of their set.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Mathew Horne (Roy Silver), Robert Bathurst (Andy Cummings-Browne).

Script To Screen

A discussion about how the book has been adapted for the TV series.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Mathew Horne (Roy Silver), Matt McCooey (DC Bill Wong).

Introducing Agatha

Who is Agatha Raisin? The cast and crew tell us a bit about her.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Matt McCooey (DC Bill Wong), Robert Bathurst (Andy Cummings-Browne).

Meet The Cast

Meet the cast of Sky's comedy drama special.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Mathew Horne (Roy Silver), Matt McCooey (DC Bill Wong), Jason Barnett (DI Wilkes), Katy Wix (Gemma Simpson), Robert Bathurst (Andy Cummings-Browne).

About The Show

Ashley Jensen and the cast of Agatha Raisin give us some insight as to what Agatha gets up to in the Cotswolds.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Mathew Horne (Roy Silver), Matt McCooey (DC Bill Wong), Jason Barnett (DI Wilkes), Katy Wix (Gemma Simpson), Robert Bathurst (Andy Cummings-Browne).

Roy arrives in Carsley

Agatha anxiously waits for her former assistant Roy to arrive to Carsley, her new home.

Featuring: Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin), Mathew Horne (Roy Silver), John Mason (Steve).

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