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Susan Ryeland in Magpie Murders

'Magpie Murders' Recap: Episode 6

Daniel Hautzinger

Susan finally figures out who killed Alan, which means that she also gets to learn who did it in his final book, at last! The journey to the mysteries' solutions is not without danger, disappointment, and mishap, however. 
Conleth Hill as Alan Conway in Magpie Murders

The Major Differences Between 'Magpie Murders' the TV Show and Book

Daniel Hautzinger

The author Anthony Horowitz adapted his own novel, Magpie Murders, for television, so the two versions share the same vision. But there are differences based on the differing mediums—we explain a few of them here. 
Fraser, Atticus Pünd, and Chubb in Magpie Murders

'Magpie Murders' Recap: Episode 5

Daniel Hautzinger

Atticus Pünd follows a hunch and determines how Mary Blakiston died, while Susan thinks she has figured out who killed Alan Conway—and it's someone upsettingly close to her. 
Charles Clover in Magpie Murders

'Magpie Murders' Recap: Episode 4

Daniel Hautzinger

Charles needs Susan to decide whether she will take over Clover Books from him, as she continues to learn more about Alan's death—and the real-life dramas he incorporated into his final novel. 
Robert Blakiston and Joy Sanderling in Magpie Murders

'Magpie Murders' Recap: Episode 3

Daniel Hautzinger

Atticus Pünd continues to investigate the death of Sir Magnus Pye and his housekeeper Mary Blakiston, who opposed her son Robert's marriage to Joy Sanderling: a possible motive for murder? Susan continues looking for the final chapter of the mystery.
Fraser and Atticus Pünd in Magpie Murders

'Magpie Murders' Recap: Episode 2

Daniel Hautzinger

When a second death occurs in Saxby-on-Avon, Atticus Pünd decides to investigate. Meanwhile, outside the world of the novel, Susan searches for the final chapter of Magpie Murders and begins to suspect Alan's death wasn't a suicide. 
Lesley Manville as book editor Susan Ryeland in 'Magpie Murders.'

'Magpie Murders' Recap: Episode 1

Daniel Hautzinger

Susan Ryeland is a book editor whose best-selling author is a mystery novelist. The final chapter of his latest whodunnit is missing from the manuscript, a complication that becomes worse when the author turns up dead. 
Lesley Manville as Susan Ryeland and Timothy McMullan as Atticus Pünd. Photo: Nick Wall

A 'Magpie Murders' Teaser Is Here

Daniel Hautzinger

Catch a first look at the upcoming Masterpiece Mystery Magpie Murders, an adaptation of the popular novel of the same name by Anthony Horowitz that stars Lesley Manville. 
Lesley Manville as Susan Ryeland in 'Magpie Murders.' Photo: Bernard Walsh

An Acclaimed Mystery Novel Is Coming to 'Masterpiece'

Daniel Hautzinger

Masterpiece has revealed photos from Magpie Murders, an adaptation of the popular Anthony Horowitz mystery novel of the same name coming to PBS next year and starring Lesley Manville, among others.
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