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  1. Agatha Christie
    Dame Agatha Christie, known throughout the world as the ‘Queen of Crime’, is a literary genius, was born in Torquay and remained on the English Riviera for much of her life.
  2. Agatha Christie Breaks
    Experience Agatha Christie’s English Riviera and stay in one of the properties that she frequented and inspired her to write her novels.
  3. Agatha Christie Things To Do
    Experience Agatha Christie’s English Riviera and use our guide to discover the attractions, activities and events that have an authentic Agatha Christie connection.
  4. Agatha Christie Places To See
    Experience Agatha Christie’s Devon and use our guide to discover the places that have an authentic Agatha Christie connection.
  5. Greenway House
    Agatha Christie described her beloved holiday home Greenway as “the loveliest place in the world”.
  6. Agatha Christie Literary Trail
    Torquay is the birthplace of the famous crime writer and novelist Dame Agatha Christie.
  7. Agatha Christie Mile
    The best way for amateur sleuths to unravel the mystery of Agatha Christie’s life in Torquay, is to follow what is known as the ‘Agatha Christie Mile.’ You can pick up a printed leaflet from the Visitor Information Centre.
  8. Explore The English Riviera
    The English Riviera is an ideal base for exploring the beautiful coast and countryside of South Devon including Torbay, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

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  1. Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Steam Train passing through Goodrington, Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Steam Train passing through Goodrington, Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon
    Murder on the Riviera Express, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Paignton, Devon

    Address

    Dartmouth Steam Railway, Queens Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6AF

    Type

    Type:

    Murder Mystery

    Paignton

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sept 2024

    Amateur sleuths are invited to join us for a unique murder mystery experience aboard the very train that Poirot rode in both the ABC Murders and Dead Man’s Folly.

    Following a drinks reception on the station at Paignton, the Dartmouth Steam Railway…

  2. Closing Talk - Agatha Christie Festival, The Spanish Barn, Torquay
    Closing Talk - Agatha Christie Festival, The Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay
    Closing Talk - Agatha Christie Festival, The Spanish Barn, Torquay
    Closing Talk - Agatha Christie Festival, The Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay

    Address

    The Kings Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5JE

    Type

    Type:

    Talk or Lecture

    Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sept 2024

    This year’s closing event will see two huge and entertaining writers in the murder mystery genre chat about their love of Agatha Christie and her influences on their work being interviewed by journalist and literary critic, Jake Kerridge, who has…

  3. Agatha Christie and the Rolling Stone!, part of the Agatha Christies Festival - Torre Abbey, Torquay, Devon

    Address

    The Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, The Kings Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5JE

    Type

    Type:

    Talk or Lecture

    The Kings Drive, Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sept 2024

    In September 2023, Christie’s auction house sold the extraordinary library of modern first editions assembled by Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (1941-2021), including a near-complete collection of Agatha Christie first editions. Mark…

  4. Murder, She Didn't Write, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Palace Theatre, Paignton, Devon

    Address

    Palace Theatre, Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3HF

    Telephone

    01803 665800

    Type

    Type:

    Murder Mystery

    Paignton

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2024

    The Improvised Murder Mystery - a classic murder mystery created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show by Degrees Of Error.

    We are delighted to welcome back this hysterical improvised murder mystery show to the Agatha Christie Festival,…

  5. Murder at the Manor, Palace Theatre, Paignton, Devon

    Address

    Palace Theatre, Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3HF

    Telephone

    01803 665800

    Type

    Type:

    Murder Mystery

    Paignton

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2024

    ‘Murder at the Manor’ – Join Moonstone Theatre Company to help them solve a mystery, whilst enjoying a fabulous afternoon tea experience, held in Stage Left.

    In 1925 an old country house, which had been empty for some time, had been bought by…

  6. BOADS present Witness for the Prosecution , Brixham Theatre, Devon

    Address

    Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8TA

    Telephone

    01803 882717

    Type

    Type:

    Performance

    Brixham

    Dates

    From:
    12 Sept 2024to14 Sept 2024

    BOADS present Witness for the Prosecution.

  7. Gala Opening of the Fringe Festival, part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Brixham Theatre, Brixham Theatre, Brixham, Devon

    Address

    Brixham Theatre, New Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8LX

    Telephone

    01803 415987

    Price

    Price £7.00 to £8.00 Per Ticket

    Type

    Type:

    Murder Mystery

    Brixham

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2024

    Perfect partners, Agatha Christie Festival and The Lucky 7 Club present the gala opening of the 2024 Festival - an exciting & eclectic theatre event with vintage vibes; unique Lucky 7 Club styling combined with a drop-dead gorgeous stage show in…

    Price

    Price £7.00 to £8.00 Per Ticket
  8. The Swinging Christies, Royal Torbay Yacht Club, Torquay, Devon, fringe event, Agatha Christie Festival

    Address

    The Royal Torbay Yacht Club, 12 Beacon Terrace, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BH

    Type

    Type:

    Talk or Lecture

    Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    11 Sept 2024

    Mark Aldridge and Gray Robert Brown, the presenters of The Swinging Christies podcast, host an illustrated talk containing six fascinating insights into Christie's 1960s writing that didn't make it into the show...

    This fun fringe event will be…

  9. A garden party to die for, Torre Abbey, Part of the International Agatha Christie Festival, Torquay, Devon

    Address

    Torre Abbey, The King's Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5JE

    Type

    Type:

    Murder Mystery

    Torquay

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2024

    Join us for a spiffing summer garden party is the heavenly walled gardens at Torre Abbey. Meet the Head Gardener, learn about Agatha Christie’s potent and poisonous plants and her time as a pharmacist in Torquay and join us for afternoon tea – if…

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