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|“||I know her, you see. She's terribly sweet on the surface. But she would kill as easily as drink her morning tea, believe me.||„|
|~ Bryan Martin describing Lady Edgware|
Jane Wilkinson, also known as Jane Edgware and Lady Edgware, is the main antagonist of Agatha Christie's 1933 detective novel Lord Edgware Dies, featuring Hercule Poirot as its protagonist. She is the wife of the novel's titular victim, Lord Edgware, and was fed up by her husband's abusive and condescending attitude. Thus, she invited Poirot, Hastings and Ms. Lemon into assisting her to divorce him. However, her true plan is to murder him and take over his fortune, and had forged her own alibi to escape.
- In the 1943 film adaptation, she was portrayed by the late Jane Carr.
- In the 1985 film adaptation renamed as Thirteen at Dinner, she was portrayed by Faye Dunaway, who also portrayed her imposter and second victim Carlotta Adams in the same film.
- In Agatha Christie's Poirot, which adapted the novel in 2000, she was portrayed by Helen Grace.
- In the radio adaptation by BBC Radio 4, she was voiced by Nicola Pagett.