Miss Marple Movies Joan Hickson. Joan hickson as miss marple in. Joan hickson (in my book) is the definitive miss marple.
When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, miss marple enlists professional housekeeper, lucy eyelesbarrow, to go undercover. While on vacation at a resort hotel in the west indies, miss marple correctly suspects that the apparently natural death of a retired british major is actually the work of a murderer planning yet another killing. But in the case of her beloved miss marple, christie thought hickson would be perfect for the role after seeing her in a play and wrote her a letter saying, “i hope one day you will play my dear miss marple.”.