Festival 2022

Browse the full programme for this year's Festival 10-17 September. Our online box office via Ticketsource will open on 27 May. Look out for our 'Book Now' announcement and links from this website.


Agatha Christie and Espionage with Dr Julius Green

Event 32

Saturday 17th September 2022, 11:00am | Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay TQ2 5JE

Agatha Christie and Espionage

with Dr Julius Green

Dr Julius Green is an award-winning theatre producer and circus director, with over 250 productions to his credit. He is also an entertainment historian, who received an MA in History from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and was awarded his PhD by Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Framed!

Event 33

Saturday 17th September 2022, 2:00pm | Palace Theatre Paignton

Framed! 

Presented by PaddleBoat Theatre Company and the International Agatha Christie Festival

PaddleBoat Theatre Company presents a thrilling family whodunnit with their distinctive fingerprints all over it! Expect music, puppetry, clowning and more. Come and help us catch the clues and spot the suspects before Rufus goes down for a crime he didn't commit! 

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The Torquay Coin Caper

Festival Fringe 10

Saturday 17th September 2022, 3:00pm | Abbey Park Pitch n Putt Golf Course

The Torquay Coin Caper

Torre Abbey Museum had a rare coin collection on exhibit - had being the key word. A crafty criminal has absconded with the collection, leaving only some cryptic clues on the course of the nearby Pitch N’ Putt.

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Agatha Christie in the Middle East – a Documentary:  Film directed by Sabine Scharnagl

Event 34

Saturday 17th September 2022, 7:00pm | Torquay Museum, Torquay

Agatha Christie in the Middle East – a Documentary: Film directed by Sabine Scharnagl

Torquay Museum hosts a fascinating documentary by Germany-based film-maker Sabine Scharnagl. The film tells the little-known story of Christie’s life in the Middle East with her second husband, the archaeologist Max Mallowan and includes rare film footage Agatha herself shot whilst joining Max on his excavations in Syria and Iraq, contrasting these images with the reality of the former excavation sites today.

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