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Agatha Christie, She Watched - Agatha Christie, She Watched Ep56 “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” (1990) Review

Agatha Christie, She Watched Ep56 “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” (1990) Review

Agatha Christie, She Watched

Warning: Spoiler-heavy review! This week, we’re talking about scarlet pimpernels, Belgian refugees, blown marriage proposals, and spill vases. Teresa and Bill Peschel from Peschel Press discuss “The Mysterious Affair at Styles,” from the Poirot series starring David Suchet.

Sponsored by Peschel Press, the publisher of annotated Agatha Christie novels by Bill Peschel.

Support Peschel Press! Visit our website to learn about our Complete, Annotated Line of Agatha Christie novels: https://peschelpress.com/the-peschel-press-complete-annotated-series/

Look for “Agatha Christie, She Watched,” our a coffee-table sized book and ebook (not coffee-table sized) collection of Teresa's reviews of 201 Agatha adaptations. Learn more at https://peschelpress.com/teresa-peschels-agatha-christie-movie-reviews/

Chapters

0:00 Introduction

5:02 The time this episode is set

8:49 Explaining the scarlet pimpernel joke

13:32 The story opens with Hastings

16:35 Coffee before bedtime, are you crazy?

17:15 Hastings goes to Styles

19:56 Why John Inglethorpe hates the interloper

24:48 The link between “Styles” and “Death on the Nile” and “Roger Ackroyd”

31:48 Poirot investigates and his wonderful toys

35:44 The importance of the Land Girls

08/21/23 • 40 min

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