Quiche of Death is the first episode ever of Agatha Raisin and the first of Season 1. It was shown as a Christmas pilot on Boxing Day 2014. It is based on Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton and introduces all the main characters to come. It was so successful it gave a full series of Agatha Raisin which premiered 18 months later on 7 June 2016.
Agatha Raisin, a public relations professional, gives up her life in London in the hope of starting a new life in the seemingly quiet village of Carsley, but soon finds herself a suspect in a murder case when she enters the village's annual quiche-making competition in an attempt to ingratiate herself with the community. She sets out to clear her name and solve the mystery of the quiche of death.
Agatha Raisin is a PR guru in London. She approaches her retirement and goes to Carsely in Costwolds.She went there when she was a child for her holidays and loved it. So she gives up her PR guru job an moves there. She discover that life is much quieter than life in London. She meets her rude neighbor and her sexy brother who Agatha wants to date, her to be cleaner Gemma Simpson and DC Bill Wong.
On her first day she goes to buy some microwave food and notices a quiche competition. She decides to enter it and goes out for dinner with the organiser Jo Cummings Brown and her hubby (who is also the judge) Andy Cummings Brown to discuss the competition, Jo tells Agatha that Ella Cartwright wins the competition every year, but Agatha doesn't get put off and decides to bake a spinach quiche.
Agatha fails to bake a spinach quiche and decides to buy it from London from one Spiros Economides. She submits her bake and loses to, guess who, Ella Cartwright. She decides to give up her quiche for Andy Cummings Brown to eat and goes home. But something happens, Andy eats Agatha's quiche and dies of poisoning from a plant you can only find in the Midlands. Agatha vows to clear her name but in doing so reveals that she cheated.
At first Agatha thought the killer was Ella Cartwright's husband, John, because of his threats against Ella and herself (because Mr Cummings Brown slept with her). But Agatha finds out who it is and what their motive is, the real killer is Jo Cummings Brown and her motive was because Mr Cummings Brown was a philanderer and Ella Cartwright was only one of his mistresses.
After Agatha confronts Jo, she almost is murdered by her, but the police get there in time and saves Agatha, putting Jo in prison.
Roy and Steve go back home and life goes back to normal for Aggie.
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