Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin in three full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramas After a lifetime spent in public relations, the drinking and smoking one-woman dynamo that is Agatha Raisin struggles to adapt to life in a quiet Cotswold village. Penelope Keith stars as Agatha Raisin, Miss Marple with attitude, in three full-cast dramas based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton. Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death - In her first extended radio appearance, Agatha Raisin determines to make her mark by winning the local baking competition. When the judge is poisoned by her efforts, she investigates and uncovers a web of extra-marital sex and pastry-based favours. Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet - A handsome vet is found stabbed with a syringe full of tranquiliser. Was it an accident or did someone put him to sleep? Agatha sets off on a tale of beastly behaviour and animal passion. Agatha Raisin and the Body in the Bathroom - Agatha and James are determined to find out who killed the village vet and a local librarian, but they resort to barefaced lies, burglary and badger watching.