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Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” heads to Lifetime as special event

Lifetime will premiere a new miniseries event in March, Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” will premiere as a two-part series event.

The miniseries will be based on the best-selling crime novels, which have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. This marks the US premiere, which will be played in two parts on Lifetime, Sunday, March 13 and Monday, March 14 at 9pm ET/PT.

The miniseries stars Douglas Booth (Great Expectations, The Riot Club), Emmy Award nominee Charles Dance (Game of Thrones, The Imitation Game), Maeve Dermody (Black Water, Beautiful Kate), Burn Gorman (The Dark Knight Rises, Torchwood) and BAFTA winner Anna Maxwell Martin (The Bletchley Circle, Death Comes to Pemberley).

Also featured in the event are Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Sam Neill (Peaky Blinders, The Tudors), Academy Award nominee Miranda Richardson (Mapp & Lucia, Parade’s End), Toby Stephens (Black Sails, Jane Eyre), Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Noah Taylor (Peaky Blinders, Game of Thrones) and Aidan Turner (Poldark, The Hobbit Trilogy).

Set in 1939 while Europe teeters on the brink of war, And Then There Were None follows ten strangers with dubious pasts who are lured to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their hosts mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime, and when members of the party start to mysteriously die, they all realize they may be harboring a murderer among their number. Who will survive? And who is the killer?

The miniseries premiered December 26th on BBC One in the UK, garnering rave reviews from both audience and critics. The series averaged 8.7 million total viewers, with 9.5 million people tuning into the first night.

And Then There Were None is a co-production for BBC One and Lifetime. A+E Networks will handle international sales for And Then There Were None under the A+E Studios International banner. Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy, Great Expectations) is writer and executive producer, the director is international award-winning Craig Viveiros (The Liability, Ghosted) and Abi Bach (The Honorable Woman) produced. The executive producers are Mathew Prichard and Hilary Strong for Agatha Christie Productions Ltd, Karen Thrussell and Damien Timmer for Mammoth Screen and Matthew Read for the BBC.

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