Magpie Murders: Viewers say the same about BritBox drama

Emmy Griffiths

Magpie killings is the latest crime drama to land on BritBox, and it’s fair to say viewers are already obsessed. The clever mystery centers on the murder of a best-selling author, where the clues to the culprit live in his latest novel – but what do the fans think? Find out if it’s worth watching…

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Taking to Twitter, the reaction to the show seems to be overwhelmingly positive! One person wrote: “I watched all the #MagpieMurders on Britbox in two days. A fun, smart adaptation of a fun, smart book – with a fantastic cast (Lesley Manville!). I hope it will be on TV soon, because many would love it.

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“Just finished watching #MagpieMurders on @BritBox_UK and absolutely loved it! Fascinated by #AtticusPund and the actor who plays him! Cheers to everyone involved.” A third person wrote: “What fun #MagpieMurders by @AnthonyHorowitz is on @BritBox_UK – stunning storytelling, a wonderful cast and lavish locations in Suffolk. Escape at the top.”


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A fourth fan tweeted: “What a delight! It really was a perfect fit! More ! More ! Anthony Horowitz #magpiemurders.”

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So what is the show about? As the synopsis says, “Susan Ryeland is the editor of the infamous bestselling mystery writer Alan Conway. When she receives an unfinished manuscript from Conway, featuring his hugely popular detective Atticus Pünd but no sign of the author himself, she is set on a path with little idea that it will change her life forever.”


Did you enjoy the series?

The series is based on the bestselling novel by Anthony Horowitz, who tweeted about the series ahead of its release, writing, “This trailer is a great preview of the new series. Really excited about it. ” Have you ever tried the show? Let us know!

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