Murder, Margaret and Me

by  Philip Meeks

“The only real truth in what you are about to see is that Miss Margaret Rutherford didn’t want anyone to know the truth.”

In the early sixties two national treasures were the creative force behind one of British cinema’s most successful franchises. But the Miss Marple movies were almost never made….


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Murder, Margaret and Me

by  Philip Meeks

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Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie didn’t want Margaret Rutherford to bring her fabled spinster to life. And Margaret Rutherford was mortified at the prospects of sullying her reputation with something as sordid as murder...

This is the story of the real reason why the acting legend and “the funniest woman alive” didn’t want to take on the role that made her celebrated across the world. Margaret and Agatha form an unlikely friendship filled with high tea, brandy snaps and gossip. Meanwhile Agatha turns detective herself and she’s on a mission. She’s determined to unearth Rutherford’s tragic and shocking secret.

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Philip Meeks

As a playwright Philip’s credits include “Murder Margaret and Me” which was a hit at the New York Fringe Festival last summer where it won awards and received critical acclaim. It enjoyed a national tour and had a short West End run at the Ambassadors Theatre as part of the celebrations to mark “The Mousetraps” 60th an ...

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