TV Series Review: Partners in Crime (1983)

“Partners in Crime” is a British television series that was first broadcast in 1983 and ran for two seasons. The show was based on the Tommy and Tuppence detective novels written by Agatha Christie.

The series starred Francesca Annis and James Warwick as the married couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, who become involved in a number of adventures and mysteries as they attempt to solve crimes and uncover conspiracies.

The first season of “Partners in Crime” consisted of six hour-long episodes, while the second season consisted of three feature-length episodes. The show was produced by London Weekend Television and was broadcast on ITV in the UK.

“Partners in Crime” was well-received by audiences and critics, who praised the chemistry between Annis and Warwick and the show’s faithful adaptation of Christie’s novels. The series was also notable for its period setting, which recreated the 1920s and 1930s with great attention to detail.

If you’re a fan of Agatha Christie’s mysteries or classic detective shows, “Partners in Crime” is definitely worth checking out.

You can watch the remastered version on Britbox or get the whole series from Amazon here. You can read my review of the original Partners in Crime short story collection here.


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