But my favourite is one for the thriller fans: Dame Agatha Christie
changes into: I am a right death case.
1976: The most popular novelist in the world, Dame Agatha Christie
, dies, leaving a rumoured multi-million pound fortune.
It's a one-woman show about two of the most celebrated women of the 20th Century - the actress, Dame Margaret Rutherford, and the writer, Dame Agatha Christie
ON THIS DAY 1976: Crime writer Agatha Christie dies The most popular novelist in the world, Dame Agatha Christie
, has died leaving rumours of a multi-millionpound fortune and a final BOOK waiting to be published.
Literary fans are in for a treat with celebrations to mark the 120th anniversary of Dame Agatha Christie
, as well as the 90th anniversary of Hercule Poirot and the 80th of Miss Marple.
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A battered leather trunk that had belonged to British crime novelist Dame Agatha Christie
is said to have contained jewels worth up to 100,000 pounds.
Dame Agatha Christie
bought Greenway in 1938 and although she never wrote any of her books there, it became a holiday home and a retreat for her until her death in 1976.
Anniversaries: 1830: Head of Board of Trade, William Huskisson, became first person killed by a train after stepping on the line to be hit by the Rocket during the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway; 1859: Death of engineer Isambard Kingdon Brunel; 1890: Death of detective story writer Dame Agatha Christie
; 1649: Death of Titus Oates, fabricator of the "Popish Plot"; 1916: First tanks used in battle by the British at the Somme; 1960: First traffic wardens on duty in London; 1964: The Sun newspaper first published; 1985: Americans suffered first Ryder Cup defeat for 28 years against Tony Jacklin's European team at The Belfry.
THEATRE HOT The Mousetrap Dame Agatha Christie
's story centres around a whodunnit, with the scene set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst.