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Agatha Christie
At Bertram's Hotel

For Harry Smith
because I appreciate the scientific way he reads may books

First Published

Collins, London, Nov. 1965
Woman's Own, Nov.20-Dec.18 1965
Dodd Mead, New York, 1966
Good Housekeeping, Mar.-Apr. 1966


(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)

When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind the highly polished veneer.

Yet, not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events set in motion when an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day...


Miss Jane Marple, Elvira Blake, Colonel Derek Luscombe, Canon Pennyfather, Bess Sedgwick, Ladislaus Malinowski, Mr Humfries, Miss Gorringe, Michael 'Mick' Gorman, Henry, Rose, Richard Egerton, Chief Insp. Fred Davy, Det.Insp. Campbell, Sir Ronald Graves, Alice, Bridget Sotheby, Selina Hazy, Mrs Cabot

Movie & TV

At Bertram's Hotel, 1986
Agatha Christie's MISS MARPLE
director Mary McMurray
writer Jill Hyem
cast Joan Hickson(Miss Marple), Caroline Blakiston(Lady Bess Sedgwick), James Cossins(Colonel Derek Luscombe), Joan Greenwood(Selina Haze), Helena Michell(Elvira Blake), George Baker(Detective Inspector Fred Davy), Philip Bretherton(Detective Inspector Campbell), Preston Lockwood(Canon Pennyfeather), Irene Sutcliffe(Miss Gorringe), Brian McGrath(Michael Gorman),
At Bertram's Hotel, 2007
Agatha Christie's MARPLE Season 3
director Dan Zeff
writer Dan Macrae
cast Geraldine McEwan(Miss Jane Marple), Francesca Annis(Lady Selina Hazy), Vincent Regan(Mickey Gorman), Polly Walker(Bess Sedgwick), Emily Beacham(Elvira Blake), Charles Kay(Canon Pennyfather), Ed Stoppard(Malinowski)


  1. Official Site: At Bertram's Hotel
  2. Wikipedia: At Bertram's Hotel
  3. IMDb: Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
  4. IMDb: Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (2007)
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