If the prospect of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express is too much like light reading movie-wise for you, perhaps what is possibly Agatha Christie’s darkest tale – Crooked House – will be more to your fancy?

The tale involves private detective Charles Hayward, who is called in to nut out violent crime – the big issue being that nobody is above suspicion, including his client and former lover, Sophia.

Adapted from Christie’s novel by Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park, Downton Abbey) and directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner (Dark Places, Sarah’s Key), the cast of Crooked House is pretty impressive. Glenn Close stars as family matriarch Lady Edith, alongside Gillian Anderson, Christina Hendricks, Terence Stamp, Julian Sands and Max Irons as Hayward.

Expect to be invited into Agatha Christie’s Crooked House in early 2018. Here’s a sneak peek…