Our top 5 fictional tea drinking characters

In no particular order, here’s our top 5 fictional tea drinking characters.

1. Hercule Poirot

hercule poirot and tea

Agatha Christie’s fictional detective was known for drinking his tisanes (herbal tea).

2. Ana In Fifty Shades of Grey


A current chart topper in the in the fiction lists, E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades” trilogy has a lead character, Ana, who loves to drink her English Breakfast tea. Let’s hope her tea drinking is not replaced with coffee drinking come the film adaptation!

3. Captain Jean Luc Picard

jean luc picard and earl grey tea

Captain Jean Luc Picard from Star Trek was famous for his fondness of earl grey tea,  he always asked for “Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.”

4. Precious Ramotswe , No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

book cover: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

In Alexander McCall Smith’s “No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”, Precious Ramotswe enjoys a cup of rooibos tea, regularly brewing a pot of tea in order to ponder a case.

5. Arthur Dent, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Arthur Dent Livid.jpg

Arthur Dent was always in search of a perfect cup of tea, the only difference between his search and our search, at Mama Tea, was that his search was taking place in the outer reaches of the galaxy whereas our search takes place here on earth!

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