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Magpie Murders

Lesley Manville and Tim McMullan star in the TV adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's bestselling novel about a dead mystery author, an incomplete manuscript and suspects galore.

Susan cracks her case then accompanies Pünd as he lays out the solution to Alan's book.
Is Anthony Horowitz similar to any of his Magpie Murders characters?
Anthony Horowitz describes the experience of watching his story come to life on camera.
Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking and Raymond James with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust, created to help ensure the series’ future.
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Anthony Horowitz explains the link between Susan Ryeland and Atticus Pünd.
Hear what star Tim McMullan had to say about the series and playing Atticus Pünd.
It's no easy feat creating two worlds on one set, but the talented crew made it happen!
Pünd wraps up his investigation, promising, “Very soon all will be made clear!”
Anthony Horowitz discusses what it is that makes detective fiction so popular.
The plot of Alan's new book and the lives of his acquaintances start to converge.
Hear from the cast about what it's like to play two different characters in one series.
Susan Ryeland sets out to solve the murder of author Alan Conway.
A mystery author dies and a search for a missing chapter in his new book leads to murder.