Lifetime joins BBC Agatha Christie series

Lifetime has become a coproducer on the upcoming BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie novel And Then There Were None.

The three-part show will be produced by ITV-owned prodco Mammoth Screen and Agatha Christie Productions.

Set in 1939 England, the murder mystery follows a group of ten strangers lured to a remote island, after which members of the party begin to die as the remainder tries to ascertain who is the murderer.

In the UK the show will go out on BBC One. Lifetime is part of the A+E Networks group and it’s A+E Studios International will handle international distribution of And Then There Were None.

UK transmission will be later this year to coincide with Agatha Christie’s 125th anniversary. It will debut in the US on Lifetime as a two-part miniseries in 2016.