Watching Agatha Christie
Mrs McGinty’s Dead by Agatha Christie was filmed as part of the ITV feature length episodes and is Season 11 episode 1 starring David Suchet.
Mrs McGinty's Dead Character List
|Abigail McGinty||Char-woman and victim|
|Albert Hayling||Local policeman for Broadhinny|
|Ariadne Oliver||Infamous jewel thief|
|Bessie Burch||Mrs McGinty’s niece, married to Joe|
|Croft||Butler to the Carpenters|
|Dierdre Henderson||Edith and Roger Weatherby’s daughter|
|District Judge Stanisdale||Judge presiding over the trial of the murder of Mrs McGinty|
|Dr Rendell||Local doctor in Broadhinny, married to his second wife Shelagh|
|Edith Wetherby||Resident of Broadhinny who had Mrs McGinty as her cleaner|
|Edna||Village shop assistant in Boadhinny|
|Eva Kane||Featured in the Daily Comet article, she influenced her lover to murder his wife|
|Eve Carpenter||Beauty, Married to guy|
|Evelyn Hope||Child of Eva Kane|
|Frieda||German maid at Hunter’s Close for the Weatherby’s|
|Guy Carpenter||Running in politics, married to Eve|
|James Gordon Bently||Mrs McGinty’s lodger and accused of her murder|
|Janet Groom||Housekeeper for the Upwards|
|Joe Burch||Married to Mrs McGinty’s niece|
|Larkin||Village baker in Broadhinny|
|Laura Upward||Mater’ to Robert Upward, she adopted him as her ward|
|Lily Gamboll||Features in the news article in the Sunday Comet about female killers|
|Major Johnnie Summerhayes||Married to Maureen|
|Maude Williams||Young lady who worked at Breather and Scuttle and believes in James Bentley’s innocence|
|Maureen Summerhayes||Runs the guest house in the village|
|Michael West||Employee at the theatre where Ariadne Oliver’s novel is being turned into a play|
|Mr Scuttle||Manager at the Estate Agents, ‘Breather and Scuttle’|
|Mrs Kiddle||Plasterer’s wife|
|Mrs Scott||Housekeeper for the Rendell’s|
|Mrs Sweetiman||Postmistress at Broadhinny|
|Mrs. Elliot||Resident of Broadhinny and neighbour of Mrs McGinty|
|Pamela Horsfall||Journalist working for the Sunday Comet|
|Robin Upward||Resident of Broadhinny who had Mrs McGinty as her cleaner|
|Roger Wetherby||Dierdre’s father, married to Edith who had Mrs McGinty as a cleaner|
|Sergeant Fletcher||Investigating officer reporting to Superintendent Spence|
|Shelagh Rendell||Dr Rendell’s second wife|
|Superintendent Spence||Retired police officer|
Mrs McGinty and Laura Upward
Robin Upward aka Evelyn Hope the child of Eva Kane
Mrs McGinty recognises a picture of Eva Cane which Robert Underhay has in his possession. He kills her to keep his real parentage a secret.
When Laura Underhay realises that this is why Mrs McGinty was killed, he silences her also
Mrs McGinty is killed with a sugar hammer and Laura Upward is strangled.
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