Agatha Raisin. Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen)
Agatha Raisin

Agatha Raisin

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky One / Sky Max
  • 2014 - 2022
  • 27 episodes (4 series)

Crime-solving comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen as an amateur detective. Also features Jamie Glover, Mathew Horne, Matt McCooey, Jason Barnett, Lucy Liemann and more.

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Kissing Christmas Goodbye

Agatha Raisin
During the dark, grey days of early December, the sleuth is obsessed by two things - the looming festivities, and her ex James Lacey. In order to drive the latter from her thoughts, Agatha concentrates on planning the perfect Christmas for her friends, but when there's a poisoning in the village, it's down to her to solve the case before the 25th rolls around.


This episode is "dedicated with love to M.C. Beaton (1936 - 2019), the creator of Agatha Raisin": "Rest in Peace Marion".

This episode is listed as Episode 1 of Series 4 in some places.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 21st December 2021
Sky Max
120 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 23rd December 2021 10:00pm Sky Max
Friday 24th December 2021 5:00pm Sky Max
Saturday 25th December 2021 12:10pm Sky Max
Monday 27th December 2021 7:00pm Sky Max

Cast & crew

Ashley Jensen Agatha Raisin
Mathew Horne Roy Silver
Matt McCooey DC Bill Wong
Lucy Liemann Sarah Bloxby
Jason Merrells Sir Charles Fraith
Jodie Tyack Toni Gilmour
Marcia Warren Mrs Boggle
Guest cast
Phil Nichol Paul Chambers
Jo Wickham Elsie Shufflebottom
Tim Woodward Fred Instick
Maggie McCarthy Phyllis Tamworthy
Kevin Bishop Jeffrey Tamworthy
Zoe Telford (as Zoƫ Telford) Sadie Tamworthy
Emerald O'Hanrahan Alison Tamworthy
Emma Cunniffe Fran Tamworthy
Janine Duvitski Doris Crampton
Writing team
Julia Gilbert Writer
Amii Griffith Script Editor
Production team
Matt Carter Director
Michele Buck Executive Producer
Barry Ryan Executive Producer
David Walton (as David A. Walton) Executive Producer
Catherine Mackin Executive Producer
Charles Palmer Producer
Lesley Pemberton Executive Producer
Jo Garner Line Producer
Mick Pantaleo Co-producer
James Hey Editor
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Susie Parriss Casting Director
Helen Tucker Make-up Designer
Rupert Gregson-Williams Composer
Evan Jolly Composer
James Moss Director of Photography
Iain MacAulay Costume Designer
Joe Hornsey 1st Assistant Director

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