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"Marple" (ITV crime drama, 2004-10)

Murder at the Vicarage

2004-broadcast version of the Agatha Christie mystery story stars Geraldine McEwan as the spinster sleuth. Chris Hough observes: "One of the characters is seen alighting from a Bristol L saloon in Crosville Tilling green." It's Crosville Bristol L5G/Eastern Coachworks KG126 (KFM775):
Chris also notes its appearance in "A Murder is Announced" in the same series; it's only glimpsed setting down outside a shop window; the location is Dorchester-on-Thames in Oxfordshire.

The Moving Finger

2006-broadcast entry in this series features Tim Wootton's Bedford OB/Duple LTA750 (originally Western National 1411).
Tim kindly provides these shots from filming: Actress Kelly Brook (also seen above)with LTA750 in the background.......
....and Tim himself at the wheel:
Last outing for Geraldine McEwan as Miss Marple broadcast 1 January 2009 sees her on a mystery coach tour. The coach in question is Dews Coaches CUT465, a 1944 Bedford OWB rebodied in 1952 by Duple. It's been equipped with fleetnames and seat covers for 'Daffodil Tours', a name from the Joan Hickson story 'Sleeping Murder':
The Blue Geranium
A 2010 story with Julia McKenzie in the title role opens with Royal Blue Bedford OB/Duple LTA750 arriving in a village. LTA's owner Tim Wootton appears as the driver:
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