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Discover What Made The World’s Most Successful Crime Writer Tick

Inside The Mind Of Agatha Christie
PBS

An unprecedented portrait of the "complex" author, Agatha Christie.

Tuesday 10pm INSIDE THE MIND OF AGATHA CHRISTIE - Documentary

Discover what made Agatha Christie tick and see how the people and places Agatha encountered found themselves immortalized in her huge canon of work.

A biographical documentary about the most successful writer in the past 400 years. Famous faces and die-hard fans delve into the literary archives to explore Agatha's inner psyche.

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie

Surpassed only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Agatha Christie is the most successful writer of all time. We all know her characters and incredible plot twists, but what do we know about the Agatha herself?

Clues about what makes Agatha Christie tick and how her stories took shape may lie in her unusual upbringing. She was an isolated, self-educated child full of ideas and imagination. Her imagination for creating stories was shaped by her unconventional family and provided the inspiration for some of her greatest characters.

Combining rare access to Agatha’s family, her personal archive and speaking to those who know her work best, we discover what made the world’s most successful crime writer tick.