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Watch List: Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime

It’s murder and intrigue with a spot of tea.


The British are coming! The British are coming! The wait for revered crime writer Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime to cross the pond is over.

A six-episode adaptation based on Christie’s beloved characters, Partners in Crime begins, of course, with the introduction of our title characters; meet Tommy and Tuppence a couple of amateur sleuths who fall into a web of espionage and political conspiracy against a Cold War backdrop.

Starring Jessica Raine of Call the Midwife fame and British TV regular David Williams, the playful series has everything any binge-worthy thrillerama needs: murder, a missing girl, and wigs – lots of wigs. The ‘50s-style costumes induce wardrobe envy, and the love-hate relationship between Raine and Williams gets under your skin – in a good way.

One of the first subscription streaming services in the U.S. next to Netflix, Acorn TV caters to Anglophiles, which is really just a fancy way of saying it’s a British TV geek’s dream. So if you’re anything like us and are looking for ways to feed your Anglo-addiction, then Acorn TV is your fix. And Partners in Crime is your first hit.

Stream the season tomorrow on acorn.tv.

agatha christie's partners in crime

Photos: Courtesy of Acorn TV