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Watch a video of Marion discussing the casting of the AGATHA RAISIN Christmas special

Marion Chesney Gibbons
aka: Ann Fairfax, Jennie Tremaine, Helen Crampton, Marion Chesney, Charlotte Ward, Sarah Chester.

Marion Chesney was born on 1936 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, and started her first job as a bookseller in charge of the fiction department in John Smith & Sons Ltd. While bookselling, by chance, she got an offer from the Scottish Daily Mail to review variety shows and quickly rose to be their theatre critic. She left Smith’s to join Scottish Field magazine as a secretary in the advertising department, without any shorthand or typing, but quickly got the job of fashion editor instead. She
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M.C. Beaton A two hour pilot based on the Agatha Raisin novels, produced by Sky in the UK, will be aired just prior to Christmas. If all goes well, a one hour…moreA two hour pilot based on the Agatha Raisin novels, produced by Sky in the UK, will be aired just prior to Christmas. If all goes well, a one hour weekly series will start in the Fall 2015. Ashley Jensen will be playing Agatha!(less)
M.C. Beaton I am not sure where Agatha came from, but I wanted to create a character you might not like but might like to win through in the end. Also, I have fun…moreI am not sure where Agatha came from, but I wanted to create a character you might not like but might like to win through in the end. Also, I have fun making her say all the things I would sometimes like to say, except, I hope, I am too polite.(less)
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