The BEST Episodes of Agatha Raisin

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2022

Network: Acorn TV

Over the course of the fun and vibrant series, Agatha will attempt to solve a number of mysteries in the Cotswolds, from the death of a local witch to the demise of a flirtatious young vet. The will-they-won’t-they relationship between Agatha and on-off love interest James will continue, meanwhile, as the pair pose as a married couple in order to solve a crime.

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Murderous Marriage

#1 - Murderous Marriage

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 26, 2016

The Murderous Marriage: When Agatha's first husband is found dead in a ditch the day after stopping her wedding to James, she must race to prove her innocence.

star 7.80
219 votes
Witch of Wyckhadden

#2 - Witch of Wyckhadden

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 19, 2016

Love is in the air for Agatha, but when a local mystic is found bludgeoned to death, she becomes embroiled in a most mysterious case.

star 7.75
216 votes
Agatha Raisin & The Curious Curate

#3 - Agatha Raisin & The Curious Curate

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 28, 2019

When a handsome and popular new curate is murdered, Sarah is arrested, and Agatha must dig into his unsavory past to clear her friend's name.

star 7.71
82 votes
Agatha Raisin & The Haunted House

#4 - Agatha Raisin & The Haunted House

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 28, 2019

Agatha and James Lacey are still happily together, although not engaged. She has officially started her new detective agency, but she is sitting around waiting for some action. James suggests that they "drum up business" by investigating a "legendary haunted house." This turns into a very spooky mystery for Agatha to solve.

star 7.71
78 votes
Writers: Julia Gilbert
The Potted Gardener

#5 - The Potted Gardener

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 28, 2016

On the eve of the village's best kept garden contest many of the entrants' gardens are sabotaged. Shortly afterwards James' other half Mary, a keen contestant, is murdered, following a row between the couple. Since Mary's garden was left virtually untouched Agatha initially suspects one of the other contestants, all of whom hated her, but switches her opinion upon meting Mary's spoilt daughter and sole heir, Beth., being wrong on both counts. However a new lead is opened up on the discovery that Mary used to be a singer and music provides a clue to Agatha solving the murder - and for good measure she also identifies the garden vandals.

star 7.67
210 votes
Directors: Paul Harrison
Writers: Chris Murray
The Day the Floods Came

#6 - The Day the Floods Came

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 12, 2016

The day after Kylie Stokes' wedding to Zac Leeson the bride is murdered and Agatha promises her mother Freda she will find the killer. There are many intrigues surrounding the bridal party, including Kylie's affair with an older businessman whom she was seemingly blackmailing, a mysterious money gift given by Charlie Fraith and a jealous bridesmaid who apparently hated Kylie for stealing Zac from her . However it is an old photo in a local art exhibition which puts Agatha on the road to unmasking the killer.

star 7.66
196 votes
The Vicious Vet

#7 - The Vicious Vet

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 5, 2016

Agatha dates handsome vet Paul Bladen but next day he is murdered, injected with an overdose of horse tranquillizer whilst at Lord Pembury's stable. Agatha spots that Pembury has a motive, as do Percy Parr, whose wife Harriet was seeing Paul, and spurned receptionist Chloe Mabbs. Then a villager about to divulge a secret about the deceased to Agatha is also killed in the same way. When the murderer kidnaps Agatha's cat in an effort to get her to back off with her investigation this inadvertently provides a clue, enabling Agatha to solve the killings.

star 7.65
207 votes
Agatha Raisin: As the Pig Turns (2)

#8 - Agatha Raisin: As the Pig Turns (2)

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 24, 2020

After Agatha's life is threatened and a decapitated head is mailed to her home, Bill suggests they all stick together. While Bill investigates missing farm machinery, Agatha worries that Charles is becoming too close to Sarah.

star 7.65
65 votes
Directors: Matt Carter
Agatha Raisin & the Love from Hell (2)

#9 - Agatha Raisin & the Love from Hell (2)

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 17, 2020

Unbeknownst to Agatha, Charles helps James, who is still on the run from the police. Agatha attends the viewing of the victim's living will, and her list of suspects grows shorter when a charity auction turns deadly.

star 7.61
64 votes
Agatha Raisin & the Love from Hell (1)

#10 - Agatha Raisin & the Love from Hell (1)

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 17, 2020

Tensions between Agatha and James run high ahead of a smooth jazz night at Barfield Hall. Then a woman James was seen arguing with turns up dead at Agatha's cottage, and James disappears. Working with James's sister, can Agatha find her love and clear his name?

star 7.61
71 votes
Directors: Audrey Cooke
Writers: Chris Niel
Agatha Raisin & the Deadly Dance (1)

#11 - Agatha Raisin & the Deadly Dance (1)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

Agatha investigates a death threat to a young woman about to get married– however, the case takes an unexpected turn when the would-be assassin is found dead.

star 7.58
66 votes
Directors: Roberto Bangura
Writers: Chris Murray
Agatha Raisin & The Fairies of Fryfam

#12 - Agatha Raisin & The Fairies of Fryfam

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 24, 2018

Anxious to begin work on her book, Agatha rents a cottage in pretty Fryfam. She is soon interrupted by a series of odd goings-on in the village: strange lights appear in her back garden, a painting is stolen, and the local squire is found murdered, perhaps by his young wife. Agatha's nose for trouble ensnares her in a maelstrom of jealousy, blackmail and dangerous liaisons, especially with a murderer who plans to keep irrepressible Agatha permanently in Fryfam - as a resident corpse!

star 7.55
87 votes
Directors: Matt Carter
Writers: Chris Murray
Agatha Raisin & The Wizard of Evesham

#13 - Agatha Raisin & The Wizard of Evesham

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 19, 2018

Agatha Raisin returns to her old home in the Cotswolds to be the talk of the town. Charles is still hanging around but James is nowhere to be seen. Meanwhile, the lothario hairdresser sets his sights on Agatha.

star 7.48
93 votes
Directors: Roberto Bangura
Writers: Julia Gilbert
Agatha Raisin: As the Pig Turns (1)

#14 - Agatha Raisin: As the Pig Turns (1)

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 24, 2020

To take her mind off her breakup with James, Agatha and the gang venture out to the Winter Fayre, where the highlight of the evening is the roast pig on a spit. The event turns into a crime scene, however, when the main course turns out to be a tattooed human torso. Newly promoted Bill is put in charge of the investigation, but he receives strict instructions not to discuss it with Agatha.

star 7.44
72 votes
Directors: Matt Carter
Writers: Chris Murray
Agatha Raisin & the Deadly Dance (2)

#15 - Agatha Raisin & the Deadly Dance (2)

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 10, 2020

The case grows more complex when a would-be assassin dies in Agatha's kitchen, but who was the target: him or Agatha? Toni continues her search for the missing dog, and Charles and Roy pull an all-nighter in the pub.

star 7.42
60 votes
The Walkers of Dembley

#16 - The Walkers of Dembley

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 7, 2016

A walker is found dead on a local baronet's land soon after he declares war on her rambling group for trespassing on his land. Eager to solve the crime, Agatha convinces James that they should pose as a married couple and go undercover in the victim's walking group.

star 7.38
381 votes
Directors: Geoffrey Sax
Writers: Chris Murray
The Wellspring of Death

#17 - The Wellspring of Death

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 21, 2016

Roy lures Agatha back into the world of PR. She represents a local mineral water company -- but a murder there throws a spanner in the works.

star 7.36
253 votes
Directors: Paul Harrison
Writers: Stewart Harcourt
Kissing Christmas Goodbye

#18 - Kissing Christmas Goodbye

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 20, 2021

During the dark, grey days of early December, the sleuth is obsessed by two things - the looming festivities, and her ex James Lacey. In order to drive the latter from her thoughts, Agatha concentrates on planning the perfect Christmas for her friends, but when there's a poisoning in the village, it's down to her to solve the case before the 25th rolls around.

star 7.28
25 votes
Hell's Bells

#19 - Hell's Bells

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 14, 2016

Bell-ringer Amanda Ballard is found hanged in the belfry with a suicide note left beside her, but Agatha is not convinced she took her own life and enlists a reluctant Roy to help her research the case.

star 7.24
267 votes
Directors: Geoffrey Sax
Writers: Stewart Harcourt