Poldark meets Grantchester!
eleanor tomlinson and Morven christie team up for a new agatha christie mystery on BBC1
Poldark’s leading lady Eleanor Tomlinson and Grantchester favourite Morven Christie are joining forces in BBC1’S new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s crime novel Ordeal By Innocence.
The three-part drama is penned by Sarah Phelps, who previously adapted the Christie mysteries And Then There Were None (2015) and The Witness for Prosecution (2016) for BBC1.
Set at Christmas in 1954, the story begins with the murder of a rich woman, whose adopted son is accused of the crime and sent to prison. But when proof of his innocence turns up, the family refuse to dig up the past…
The cast also includes Love Actually’s Bill Nighy, Downton Abbey’s Matthew Goode and American film star Catherine Keener (Being John Malkovich).
drama queens Morven (left) and eleanor