Articles Tagged 'Agatha Christie'

Agatha Christie: Four Heroines That Make Her an Unlikely Feminist Icon

Despite being one of the most famous authors of all time, Agatha Christie has sometimes been criticized for featuring stale gender stereotypes in her books and plays. But in fact, she fought Victorian literary conventions, which saw women painted as frivolous and focused on men, to bring the public gutsy females with great minds. Christie’s […]

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Exclusive Clip: Acorn TV to Air Final Three Episodes of ‘Poirot’

The detective series Poirot, starring David Suchet as Agatha Christie‘s Belgian sleuth, comes to an end after a 25-year run with the first of the final three episodes airing tonight (August 11) on Acorn TV. Acorn TV will exclusively premiere the final three episodes (one per week): Aug. 11 for “Elephants Can Remember,” Aug. 18 for “Labours of […]

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Five Things That Happened In The Year The Queen Was Born

Today (April 21) is HM Queen Elizabeth’s 88th birthday, an event that has been marked with the kind of ceremonial events one would expect—guards firing cannons—and some that could only have happened in the modern era. For example, yesterday a new portrait, taken by David Bailey, was unveiled from HM’s Twitter feed: David Bailey photographed […]