Cream teas, village fetes and jolly bad eggs

16th September 2005 at 01:00
* Cream teas, village fetes and jolly bad eggs are to be used to teach inner-city pupils about violent crime, writes Adi Bloom.

Agatha Christie's murder-mystery novels, where characters plot gruesome crimes over tea and crumpets, are to be discussed and analysed in the classroom.

A new resource for English and drama teachers has been developed by the Christie estate, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the creation of her fictional detective, Miss Marple.

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