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Crime Queen - Ngaio Marsh

Peter Elliot as Detective Alleyn

Peter Elliot as Detective Inspector Alleyn in London

Aileen O'Sullivan, with Miranda Harcourt, Toi Whakaari, 2004

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Crime Queen - Ngaio Marsh

Dates: 12/06/2011 - 12/06/2011

Location: NZ TV One

Seannachie Productions, Auckland NZ

Documentary

Broadcast NZ TV ONE
Sunday 12 June 10.20pm

Ngaio Marsh spent most of her life in Christchurch, despite long periods in England. A prolific and hugely successful writer of crime fiction; paperbacks, hardbacks and radio serials of her work amounted to a small industry. Yet Marsh was also a major figure in New Zealand theatre. The University of Canterbury awarded her an honorary doctorate in 1962, and named its new theatre after her. Other honours include the DBE, New Zealand literature’s first such award, and the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award.

Director Aileen O'Sullivan
Orig. idea & script consult. John Senczuk
   
Detective Inspector Alleyn Peter Elliott
   

Press

Crime Watch Article

The Big Idea Article

Throng Article