Thu. Jan 20th, 2022

Fancy a Christmas conundrum!? Well, we’ve got just the thing in the Agatha Raisin Christmas special 2021. Ashley Jensen (Afterlife) returns to our screens this festive season and is literally hot on her killer heels for an intriguing Yuletide scandal. Here’s everything we know…

When does the ‘Agatha Raisin’ Christmas special 2021 air?

Agatha Raisin airs on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 8pm on Sky Max HD & Sky Showcase HD; and from Wednesday, Dec. 22 on Acorn TV.

Agatha Raisin: What’s the story?

In Kissing Christmas Goodbye, Agatha is in need of a well-earned break and is hoping to relax this festive season. But as her always-eager assistant Roy (Mathew Horne) begins organising the decorations and an epic Christmas feast, Agatha receives a letter from elderly aristocrat Phyllis Tamworthy (Maggie McCarthy), begging for ‘protection’…

Ashley Jensen and Detective Bill Wong

Ashley is determined to crack the case… then enjoy Christmas! (Image credit: Sky)

Agatha Raisin: Does Agatha feel compelled to investigate?

You bet! Intrigued, Agatha literally can’t help herself… she just HAS to get involved, and events soon take a sinister turn when Phyllis is poisoned! Can Agatha solve the case AND plan a Christmas to remember?

Mathew Horne plays Roy in Agatha Raisin

While Agatha’s busy sleuthing, Roy is trying to organise Christmas. (Image credit: Sky)

Agatha Raisin: Who’s in it?

Alongside Ashley, all our favourites return for this festive treat. As we’ve mentioned, Mathew Horne is back as Agatha’s trusty assistant Roy, alongside Jason Merrells as Sir Charles Fraith and Lucy Lieman as Agatha’s close friend Sarah Bloxby, who ‘finds her calling’ in this special episode. Matt McCooey also returns as Detective Bill Wong, with Marcia Warren as eccentric Mrs Boggle.

Jason Merrells plays Sir Charles Fraith in Agatha Raisin

Sir Charles Fraith brings Santa to Carsely. (Image credit: Sky)

Agatha Raisin: what about guest stars?

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