Miss Marple was a long-running and popular British television series based on the Miss Marple murder mystery novels by Agatha Christie. It starred Joan Hickson in the title role and aired from 1984 to 1992. All twelve original Miss Marple Christie novels were dramatised. The screenplays were written by T. R. Bowen, Julia Jones, Alan Plater, Kenneth Taylor and Jill Hyem, and it was produced by George Gallaccio.
There were two other semi-regular characters in Miss Marple. The first was Detective Inspector Slack, played by David Horovitch, and Detective Constable (later Detective Sergeant) Lake, played by Ian Brimble. They both appeared in five episodes, The Body in the Library, The Murder at the Vicarage, 4.50 From Paddington, They Do It with Mirrors and The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side.
|Title||Airdate||Guest Cast||IMDb link|
|The Body in the Library||26 December 1984||Gwen Watford, Moray Watson, Trudie Styler, Jess Conrad, Ciaran Madden, Keith Drinkel, Debbie Arnold, Frederick Jaeger, Valentine Dyall|
|The Moving Finger||21 February 1985||Michael Culver, Elizabeth Counsell, Richard Pearson, Sabina Franklyn, Andrew Bicknell, Hilary Mason, Dilys Hamlett, Gerald Sim|
|A Murder is Announced||28 February 1985||Ursula Howells, Renée Asherson, Joan Sims, John Castle, Sylvia Syms, Ralph Michael, Paola Dionisotti, Samantha Bond, Simon Shepherd, Nicola King, Matthew Solon, Mary Kerridge, Vivienne Moore, David Collings, Elaine Ives-Cameron, Joyce Carey, Kevin Whately, Liz Crowther|
|A Pocket Full of Rye||7 March 1985||Peter Davison, Timothy West, Stacy Dorning, Annette Badland, Fabia Drake, Clive Merrison, Rachel Bell, Selina Cadell, Tom Wilkinson, Frances Low, Susan Gilmore|
|The Murder at the Vicarage||25 December 1986||Paul Eddington, Cheryl Campbell, Robert Lang, Polly Adams, James Hazeldine, Jack Galloway, Rosalie Crutchley, Norma West|
|Sleeping Murder||11 January 1987||Geraldine Alexander, John Moulder-Brown, Jean Anderson, Terrence Hardiman, Frederick Treves, John Bennett, Geraldine Newman, Jack Watson, Jean Heywood, Amanda Boxer|
|At Bertram's Hotel||25 January 1987||Caroline Blakiston, Joan Greenwood, George Baker, James Cossins, Helena Mitchell|
|Nemesis||8 February 1987||Margaret Tyzack, John Horsley, Anna Cropper, Valerie Lush, Helen Cherry, Peter Tilbury, Liz Fraser, Bruce Payne, Joanna Hole, Jane Booker, Alison Skilbeck, Frank Gatliff|
|4.50 From Paddington||25 December 1987||Maurice Denham, Joanna David, Jill Meager, Andrew Burt, Jean Boht, John Hallam|
|A Caribbean Mystery||25 December 1989||Donald Pleasance, Sophie Ward, Adrian Lukis, T.P. McKenna, Frank Middlemass, Sue Lloyd, Robert Swan, Michael Feast, Sheila Ruskin, Barbara Barnes, Valerie Buchanan|
|They Do It with Mirrors||29 December 1991||Jean Simmons, Joss Ackland, Faith Brook, Holly Aird|
|The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side||27 December 1992||Claire Bloom, Barry Newman, Gwen Watford, John Castle, Elizabeth Garvie, Judy Cornwell, Glynis Barber, Christopher Hancock, Rose Keegan|