Twopence

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Twopence

A coin in the United Kingdom equal in value to 1/50 of one British pound.
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Taunted by his wife and uncle for being more interested in bees' mating habits, Tuppence then worries her husband has fallen for a honeytrap after a night's spying in a Soho knocking shop.
Partners in Crime brings Agatha Christie's married couple Tommy and Tuppence to life in two new adventures, The Secret Adversary and N or M?
Both Tuppence and Jake still recognise me, Jake will come down every now and again to say hello.
David |Suchet as Hercule Poirot, right, and Jessica Raine as Tuppence and David Walliams as Tommy, above
PARTNERS IN CRIME BBC1, 9pm The first episode of a second three-part adventure for crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence.
Tommy and Tuppence do manage to discover evidence that will prove Brown's identity, but face another setback when it is taken from them by Julius.
Jessica was perfect as the Joyce Grenfell-type figure of Tuppence.
The problem with bringing Agatha Christie's Tommy and Tuppence stories to screen is that she wrote them between the 1920s to the 1970s and the characters age within that time.
Tuppence Middleton plays beautiful young heiress Micky, who loses her memory after being hurt in a fire that has killed her childhood friend Domenica (Alexandra Roach).
I live for the day when the entire collections of people like the Saatchi brothers are declared to be not worth tuppence and consigned to the dump .
But Fann Wong, who plays Chan's kick-butt sister, definitely gives Chan (and all the bad guys) a run for their tuppence.