Poirot
Poirot

Poirot

1989 - 2013, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Detective drama based on the novels by Agatha Christie. Starring David Suchet
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Episode Guide

  • Poirot - Curtain: Poirot's Final Case (Season 13 Episode 5)
    Season 13 Episode 5:

    Curtain: Poirot's Final Case

    David Suchet takes on his final case as the Belgian sleuth in the last-ever episode of the long-running drama. Crippled with arthritis, Poirot is now using a wheelchair and has a life-threatening heart condition, but remains as sharp as ever. Calling on old friend Captain Hastings for assistance, he returns to Styles, where the pair first met 30 years earlier on a murder investigation. The detective is convinced the country house is once again harbouring a killer, and as guests fall victim to a mysterious attacker, he must summon the last of his strength to battle his ultimate nemesis. With Hugh Fraser, Anne Reid, Philip Glenister, Helen Baxendale, Matthew McNulty, Anna Madeley and Shaun Dingwall

  • Poirot - The Labours of Hercules (Season 13 Episode 4)
    Season 13 Episode 4:

    The Labours of Hercules

    The sleuth falls victim to depression after failing to prevent the murder of a society girl by notorious art thief Marrascaud. His confidence shattered, Poirot eventually returns to work when a lonely chauffeur begs him to find his missing soulmate, the maid of a famous Russian dancer. The investigation takes him to the Swiss Alps, where, against all odds, he stumbles upon a hotel thought to be Marrascaud's hideout - leading to a very personal showdown. The penultimate episode of the long-running detective drama, starring David Suchet, with Simon Callow, Orla Brady, Patrick Ryecart, Nigel Lindsay, Morven Christie, Tom Austen and Rupert Evans

  • Poirot - Dead Man's Folly (Season 13 Episode 3)
    Season 13 Episode 3:

    Dead Man's Folly

    The sleuth is reunited with old friend Ariadne Oliver, who has been commissioned to stage a game of murder hunt at a summer fete in the grounds of Nasse House, the recently purchased home of wealthy financier Sir George Stubbs. However, the novelist's instincts tell her she's getting involved in something much darker - and she's proved right when the girl volunteering to play the part of the victim really does turn out to be dead. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Zoë Wanamaker, Sean Pertwee, Martin Jarvis, Sam Kelly, Sinéad Cusack, Rosalind Ayres and Tom Ellis

  • Poirot - The Big Four (Season 13 Episode 2)
    Season 13 Episode 2:

    The Big Four

    The sleuth is reunited with sidekick Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser), secretary Miss Lemon (Pauline Moran) and Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) in a case that plunges him into the world of global espionage as the Second World War looms. The public are in panic after the shocking death of Russian grandmaster Ivan Savaranoff during a game of chess. Poirot must try to determine the good guys from the bad, as a complex plot by a gang of dangerous dissidents sees a host of international figures used like pawns. David Suchet stars in a story adapted by Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard

  • Poirot - Elephants Can Remember (Season 13 Episode 1)
    Season 13 Episode 1:

    Elephants Can Remember

    As the crime drama returns for a thirteenth and final series, Poirot finds himself investigating the strange and gruesome murder of an elderly psychiatrist. Elsewhere, the detective's old friend Ariadne Oliver is being pressed to uncover the truth behind two decade-old deaths. As the pair dig deep for evidence, they soon discover that their separate investigations are intrinsically linked and join forces to solve the overarching mystery. Starring David Suchet, Zoë Wanamaker and Greta Scacchi

  • Poirot - Murder on the Orient Express (Season 12 Episode 4)
    Season 12 Episode 4:

    Murder on the Orient Express

    An American businessman fears his life is in danger while travelling on the Orient Express from Istanbul to Paris, and offers fellow passenger Poirot $10,000 for protection. After rejecting the proposal, the sleuth wakes up the following morning to learn the man has been stabbed to death while the train was held up by heavy snow in Serbia. Racing against time to find the killer among the passengers, Poirot must look to the past to solve the crime, and is faced with a decision that will haunt him for ever. David Suchet takes the title role in the murder mystery, with guest stars Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), David Morrissey (Red Riding) and Eileen Atkins (Doc Martin)

  • Poirot - The Clocks (Season 12 Episode 3)
    Season 12 Episode 3:

    The Clocks

    The Belgian sleuth is summoned when Colin Race is distracted from an investigation into a spy ring by the discovery of a murder victim surrounded by stopped clocks. The body was found at the home of blind former teacher Millicent Pebmarsh, but when a second death is reported, Poirot realises the man was killed elsewhere and brought to the scene, though the neighbours prove unhelpful eyewitnesses. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with Anna Massey, Jaime Winstone, Lesley Sharp, Phil Daniels, Geoffrey Palmer and Tessa Peake-Jones

  • Poirot - Hallowe'en Party (Season 12 Episode 2)
    Season 12 Episode 2:

    Hallowe'en Party

    A guest at a village Halloween party boasts of having witnessed a murder years previously - and later meets a grisly end in keeping with the macabre spirit of the occasion. Arriving to investigate, Poirot delves back into the annals of local life - and uncovers a series of mysterious deaths, any one of which could have a bearing on the present case. David Suchet, Amelia Bullmore and Zoë Wanamaker star

  • Poirot - Three Act Tragedy (Season 12 Episode 1)
    Season 12 Episode 1:

    Three Act Tragedy

    The detective's friend Sir Charles Cartwright (guest star Martin Shaw) hosts a cocktail party at his home in Cornwall, where an amiable local reverend chokes to death on his drink. There seems to be no motive for murder, and no trace of poison found in the victim's glass, but weeks later, when Sir Charles's doctor friend Sir Bartholomew Strange dies in similar circumstances, he and Poirot team up to investigate. Drama, with Art Malik, Jane Asher and Anna Carteret, and David Suchet in the title role

  • Poirot - Appointment with Death (Season 11 Episode 4)
    Season 11 Episode 4:

    Appointment with Death

    An aristocrat's wealthy, overbearing wife finances a North African archaeological dig to find the skull of John the Baptist. Poirot is in attendance, but when the woman is found stabbed to death, and only her husband, the exuberant Lord Boynton, appears distraught, the detective struggles to identify the killer among the wealth of suspects. Guest starring Tim Curry, Cheryl Campbell, John Hannah, Emma Cunniffe, Mark Gatiss, Angela Pleasence and Beth Goddard, with David Suchet in the title role

  • Poirot - Third Girl (Season 11 Episode 3)
    Season 11 Episode 3:

    Third Girl

    A former nanny, Lavinia Seagram, is found on her bed soaked in blood and it is suspected she has turned to drink and drugs to commit suicide until a discovery leads Poirot onto the scent of Norma Restarick who had confessed to the possibility of murdering someone that morning. Troubled heiress Norma has secrets of her own, it transpires. Threat increases when Poirot's friend is the subject of an attack

  • Poirot - Cat Among the Pigeons (Season 11 Episode 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2:

    Cat Among the Pigeons

    Schoolgirl Jennifer Sutcliffe becomes embroiled in a mystery when priceless jewels are hidden among her belongings. The precious stones once belonged to a prince who fell foul of a revolution, and now his cousin is a pupil at the same school as Jennifer, where Poirot finds himself drawn into the unlikely situation and realises nothing is quite what it seems. David Suchet stars as the Belgian sleuth, with Harriet Walter (Law & Order: UK) and Claire Skinner (Outnumbered)

  • Poirot - Mrs McGinty's Dead (Season 11 Episode 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1:

    Mrs McGinty's Dead

    A cleaning woman is found dead in her home and suspicion immediately falls upon her lodger, who is arrested and convicted of her murder. It appears to be an open-and-shut case, but Superintendent Spence begins to question the man's guilt and invites Poirot to help uncover the identity of the real killer. The Belgian sleuth teams up with crime writer Ariadne Oliver (My Family's Zoë Wanamaker) as he tries to crack the case. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Richard Hope, Joe Absolom, Amanda Root, Sian Phillips and Raquel Cassidy

  • Poirot - Mrs McGinty's Dead - Part One (Season 11 Episode 1, Part 1)
    Season 11 Episode 1, Part 1:

    Mrs McGinty's Dead - Part One

    Part one of two. When a cleaning woman is found dead in her home, suspicion immediately falls upon her lodger, but Superintendent Spence begins to question the man's guilt and invites Poirot to help uncover the identity of the real killer. Agatha Christie whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Joe Absolom, Amanda Root, Sian Philips, Raquel Cassidy, Richard Hope and Zoë Wanamaker

  • Poirot - Mrs McGinty's Dead - Part Two (Season 11 Episode 1, Part 2)
    Season 11 Episode 1, Part 2:

    Mrs McGinty's Dead - Part Two

    Conclusion. The sleuth teams up with crime writer Ariadne Oliver (My Family's Zoë Wanamaker) as he tries to crack the case of a cleaning woman found dead in her home. Agatha Christie whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Joe Absolom, Amanda Root, Siân Phillips, Raquel Cassidy and Richard Hope

  • Poirot - Cat Among the Pigeons - Part One (Season 11 Episode 2, Part 1)
    Season 11 Episode 2, Part 1:

    Cat Among the Pigeons - Part One

    Part one of two. English schoolgirl Jennifer Sutcliffe is embroiled in a mystery when priceless jewels are hidden among her belongings. The precious stones belonged to a prince who fell victim to a revolution and his cousin ends up at the same school as Jennifer, where Poirot finds himself drawn into the unlikely situation and realises nothing is quite what it seems. Guest starring Harriet Walter (Law & Order: UK) and Claire Skinner (Outnumbered), with David Suchet

  • Poirot - Cat Among the Pigeons - Part Two (Season 11 Episode 2, Part 2)
    Season 11 Episode 2, Part 2:

    Cat Among the Pigeons - Part Two

    Conclusion. With two teachers murdered, a pupil kidnapped and the priceless rubies of Ramat missing, Poirot discovers many suspects at Meadowbank might benefit from having a major disruption at the school - or have something to hide. Guest starring Harriet Walter (Law & Order: UK) and Claire Skinner (Outnumbered), with David Suchet

  • Poirot - Taken at the Flood (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    Taken at the Flood

    Millionaire Gordon Cloade's wife is widowed for the second time at the tender age of 23, arousing the suspicions of his impoverished relatives. Fanning the flames of envy and hatred, psychic Aunt Kathy Cloade reveals the grieving widow's first husband is in fact still alive, and a second death prompts Poirot to delve deeper into the family's dark secrets. David Suchet stars, with Jenny Agutter and Celia Imrie. Includes at RTE News at 4.40pm

  • Poirot - After the Funeral (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    After the Funeral

    The patriarch of an artistic North Country family disinherits his son in suspicious circumstances just before his demise. Foul play is confirmed when the victim's youngest sister - the black sheep of the family who suggested the death may not have been a coincidence - is killed with a hatchet, leaving Poirot to question the family as to who might have committed the murder. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Robert Bathurst and Geraldine James

  • Poirot - Cards on the Table (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Cards on the Table

    Crime writer Ariadne Oliver (My Family's Zoë Wanamaker) and four known killers are among those who meet Poirot at a bridge evening arranged by wealthy adventurer Shaitana, who sits out the first game - only to be found later stabbed through the heart. As nobody has left or entered the victim's apartment during the night, the guests combine their skills to discover which of the party is responsible. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Lesley Manville and Alex Jennings

  • Poirot - The Mystery of the Blue Train (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    The Mystery of the Blue Train

    David Suchet returns as Agatha Christie's famously fussy detective Hercule Poirot. The Belgian sleuth finds himself in interesting company as English socialites and American millionaires rub shoulders aboard a train bound for the French Riviera. Passengers include oil magnate Rufus Van Aldin (Elliott Gould) and his daughter Ruth (Jaime Murray) - upon whom he has lavished a magnificent ruby known as the Heart of Fire. With members of the aristocracy crammed into a confined space with their husbands, lovers and a renowned gemstone, murder can't be far away. With Lindsay Duncan and James D'Arcy. Includes RTE News at 4.30pm

  • Poirot - The Mystery of the Blue Train - Part One (Season 10 Episode 1, Part 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1, Part 1:

    The Mystery of the Blue Train - Part One

    Part one of two. The sleuth finds himself in interesting company as English socialites and American millionaires rub shoulders on board a train bound for the French Riviera. Passengers include oil magnate Rufus Van Aldin (Elliott Gould) and his daughter Ruth (Jaime Murray) - to whom he has given a magnificent ruby known as the Heart of Fire. With members of the aristocracy crammed into a confined space with their husbands, lovers and a renowned gemstone, murder cannot be far away. With Lindsay Duncan, Roger Lloyd Pack and James D'Arcy

  • Poirot - The Mystery of the Blue Train - Part Two (Season 10 Episode 1, Part 2)
    Season 10 Episode 1, Part 2:

    The Mystery of the Blue Train - Part Two

    Conclusion. While staying at the Villa Marguerite in Nice, the sleuth continues his investigation into the death of Ruth Van Aldin on the Blue Train en route from Calais. He finds that each of the passengers had a reason to kill her, and discovers the murder is the work of not one, but two criminal masterminds. Guest starring Elliott Gould (Friends), James D'Arcy (Secret Diary of a Call Girl), Lindsay Duncan (Rome) and Roger Lloyd Pack (The Vicar of Dibley)

  • Poirot - The Hollow (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    The Hollow

    A philandering husband is found dying by the swimming pool after being shot during a house party at the home of Lady Lucy Angkatell. Poirot, who is guest of honour at the gathering, appears to have an open-and-shut case on his hands - but the sleuth finds himself up against one of his finest adversaries. Whodunit, guest-starring Sarah Miles (Ryan's Daughter), with David Suchet

  • Poirot - Death on the Nile (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Death on the Nile

    Hercule Poirot settles back for what should be an idyllic Egyptian cruise on board an old steamer, but when a wealthy American heiress is murdered, his 'little grey cells' go into overdrive. On questioning each of his fellow passengers, he realises many of them have secrets they want to remain hidden. David Suchet stars, with James Fox, Judy Parfitt, Emily Blunt, Daisy Donovan, Frances de la Tour and David Soul

  • Poirot - Sad Cypress (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    Sad Cypress

    The fastidious detective investigates a double poisoning, aiming to prove the innocence of Elinor Carlisle, the chief suspect in the deaths of her aunt and her rival in love. However, even though she is the only person with a motive, opportunity and means to administer the poison, Poirot believes she is innocent. Crime drama, starring David Suchet, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh, Diana Quick, Paul McGann and Rupert Penry-Jones

  • Poirot - Five Little Pigs (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Five Little Pigs

    A young woman asks Poirot to investigate her father's murder - a 14-year-old crime for which her mother was found guilty and executed. The dapper detective agrees to dig up the past and apply his little grey cells to the mystery, but warns his client that he may discover things she does not want to hear. The supporting cast includes Rachael Stirling, Aidan Gillen, Aimee Mullens, Toby Stephens, Marc Warren, Gemma Jones, Patrick Malahide and Annette Badland

  • Poirot - Five Little Pigs - Part One (Season 9 Episode 1, Part 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1, Part 1:

    Five Little Pigs - Part One

    Part one of two. A young woman asks Poirot to investigate her father's murder - a 14-year-old crime for which her mother was found guilty and executed. The detective agrees to dig up the past and apply his little grey cells to the mystery, but warns his client that he may discover things she does not want to hear. The supporting cast includes Rachael Stirling, Aidan Gillen, Aimee Mullins, Toby Stephens, Marc Warren, Gemma Jones, Patrick Malahide and Annette Badland

  • Poirot - Five Little Pigs - Part Two (Season 9 Episode 1, Part 2)
    Season 9 Episode 1, Part 2:

    Five Little Pigs - Part Two

    Conclusion. The Belgian sleuth identifies five other suspects for the murder of Amyas Crale and sets about interviewing them individually - finding that they each have slightly different accounts regarding the events of the summer of 1924. The supporting cast includes Rachael Stirling, Aidan Gillen, Aimee Mullins, Toby Stephens, Marc Warren, Gemma Jones, Patrick Malahide and Annette Badland

  • Poirot - Sad Cypress - Part One (Season 9 Episode 2, Part 1)
    Season 9 Episode 2, Part 1:

    Sad Cypress - Part One

    Part one of two. The detective investigates a double poisoning, aiming to prove the innocence of Elinor Carlisle, the chief suspect in the deaths of her aunt and her rival in love. Even though she is the only person with the motive, opportunity and means to administer the poison, Poirot is not convinced of her guilt. Crime drama, starring David Suchet, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Diana Quick, Paul McGann and Rupert Penry-Jones

  • Poirot - Sad Cypress - Part Two (Season 9 Episode 2, Part 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2, Part 2:

    Sad Cypress - Part Two

    Conclusion. Time is running out for the detective as he tries to prove Elinor Carlisle innocent before she is hanged for the murders of her aunt and rival in love. Crime drama, starring David Suchet, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Diana Quick, Paul McGann and Rupert Penry-Jones

  • Poirot - Death on the Nile - Part One (Season 9 Episode 3, Part 1)
    Season 9 Episode 3, Part 1:

    Death on the Nile - Part One

    Part one of two. The dapper Belgian sleuth goes on an Egyptian cruise on board an old steamer, but when a young American heiress is murdered, his little grey cells go into overdrive. On questioning each of his fellow passengers, he realises many of them have secrets they want to remain hidden. David Suchet stars, with James Fox, Judy Parfitt, Emily Blunt, Daisy Donovan, Frances de la Tour and David Soul

  • Poirot - Death on the Nile - Part Two (Season 9 Episode 3, Part 2)
    Season 9 Episode 3, Part 2:

    Death on the Nile - Part Two

    Part two of two. The Belgian continues to investigate the murder of the American heiress on board an old steamer in Egypt. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with James Fox, Judy Parfitt, Emily Blunt, Daisy Donovan, Frances de la Tour and David Soul

  • Poirot - The Hollow - Part One (Season 9 Episode 4, Part 1)
    Season 9 Episode 4, Part 1:

    The Hollow - Part One

    Part one of two. Philanderer John Christow is shot during Lady Lucy Angkatell's weekend house party where Poirot is guest of honour. The victim's wife is found holding a smoking gun, but the case proves far from straightforward for the Belgian sleuth, who finds himself up against one of his finest adversaries. Whodunit, guest starring Edward Fox, Edward Hardwicke, Sarah Miles and Claire Price, with David Suchet

  • Poirot - The Hollow - Part Two (Season 9 Episode 4, Part 2)
    Season 9 Episode 4, Part 2:

    The Hollow - Part Two

    Part two of two. As a second murder weapon turns up, the Belgian sleuth finds all the suspects in the murder of John Christow seem to have equally convincing evidence stacked against them, and begins to think there is a conspiracy to save Gerda's skin. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with Sarah Miles and Edward Hardwicke

  • Poirot - Murder in Mesopotamia (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Murder in Mesopotamia

    An archaeologist's wife is murdered during an excavation in the Middle East. Fortunately, a vacationing Poirot - who shares with most great detectives an inability to go on holiday without stumbling over a body or two - is on hand to investigate. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with Ron Berglas, Georgina Sowerby and Iain Mitchell

  • Poirot - Evil Under the Sun (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Evil Under the Sun

    The detective is ordered to take a holiday for the benefit of his health, and with Hastings and Miss Lemon in tow, reluctantly heads for the tranquillity of Devon's coast, where his relaxation is soon ruined by the discovery of a socialite's murdered body on the beach. Several people had reason for wishing Arlena Stuart dead, but high on the list of suspects are her husband, teenage son and a troubled vicar. David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson and Pauline Moran star

  • Poirot - Lord Edgware Dies (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Lord Edgware Dies

    Japp and Poirot investigate the murder of an actress's estranged husband, only to find in the theatrical world, where deception and play-acting are a way of life, nothing is quite what it seems. In time-honoured fashion, it initially looks as though the butler did it - but subsequent inquiries throw up a veritable rogues' gallery of equally likely suspects. Philip Jackson, David Suchet and Hugh Fraser star

  • Poirot - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

    David Suchet reprises his role as Agatha Christie's dapper sleuth, who has retired to a charming English village in the hope of finding peace and quiet. However, the murder of a rich industrialist neighbour forces him to leave his new lifestyle behind and plunges him into a sordid world of blackmail and envy, aided as ever by the dogged Chief Inspector Japp. Whodunit, also starring Philip Jackson, Malcolm Terris, Vivien Heilbron and Oliver Ford Davies

  • Poirot - Dumb Witness (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Dumb Witness

    The Belgian sleuth heads to Lake Windermere for a holiday with faithful assistant Hastings, only to find his crime-solving skills are once again needed to investigate a murder. The only witness to the crime is a dog, leaving Poirot with a difficult task to find the killer. David Suchet stars, with Kate Buffery, Patrick Ryecart and Julia St John

  • Poirot - Murder on the Links (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Murder on the Links

    The detective investigates when the victim of fraud is found murdered on a golf course - but his inquiries are complicated by the discovery of a tramp's mutilated body nearby. To make matters worse, beautiful singer Bella Duveen is also around, seemingly intent on helping herself to a grim souvenir. David Suchet stars, with Hugh Fraser, Bill Moody and Jacinta Mulcahy

  • Poirot - Hickory Dickory Dock (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Hickory Dickory Dock

    Agatha Christie's Belgian super-sleuth Hercule Poirot, applies his crime-solving skills to another baffling case - a series of petty thefts in a student hostel culminating in murder. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran and Paris Jefferson

  • Poirot - Hercule Poirot's Christmas (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Hercule Poirot's Christmas

    The dapper Belgian detective accepts an invitation to spend yuletide at the house of an elderly millionaire w ho seems intent on provoking his grasping sons to murder him. At first he tries hard to ignore the strained at mosphere and relax : but soon finds himself with a gruesome mystery on his hands. Agatha Christie whodunit, starring David Suchet, Simon Roberts and Catherine Rabett

  • Poirot - Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan

    On doctor's orders, the dapper Belgian sleuth visits the south coast for what he hopes will be a relaxing holiday, but it leads to one of the most absorbing cases he has ever faced - the disappearance of a cache of jewels. Mystery, starring David Suchet, with Hermione Norris, Philip Jackson and Sorcha Cusack

  • Poirot - The Dead Man's Mirror (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Dead Man's Mirror

    The dapper Belgian sleuth sets out to solve the murder of an art dealer, a case complicated by the fact that there are plenty of people ready to cheer at his death. Whodunit, starring David Suchet and Hugh Fraser, with Philip Jackson, Iain Cuthbertson and Emma Fielding

  • Poirot - The Chocolate Box (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Chocolate Box

    The dapper sleuth returns to his home country of Belgium for the first time since the First World War to attend a medal ceremony, only to find a murder case needs solving. Agatha Christie mystery, starring David Suchet, Anna Chancellor and David De Keyser

  • Poirot - The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman

    Captain Hastings and the Belgian supersleuth investigate a baffling gangland murder which draws them both into the underworld of London's Little Italy. Miss Lemon turns out to have a link with the victim's valet. Whodunit, starring David Suchet and Hugh Fraser

  • Poirot - The Case of the Missing Will (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The Case of the Missing Will

    The dapper Belgian sleuth sets out to solve the baffling murder of a Cambridge don who met with foul play shortly after deciding to change his will. Starring David Suchet, Beth Goddard and Mark Kingston

  • Poirot - Yellow Iris (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Yellow Iris

    A mysterious delivery causes the dapper detective to recall the time his supper at a Buenos Aires restaurant was rudely interrupted by the murder of a fellow diner, who unwittingly drank from a glass laced with cyanide. Drama, starring David Suchet and Preston Lockwood

  • Poirot - The Underdog (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Underdog

    Wealthy industrialist Sir Reuben Astwell is murdered after making a deal to sell synthetic rubber to the Germans, leaving the dapper sleuth wondering whether the motive was commercial or political. Evidence found in his chemical factory could hold the key to the mystery - but Poirot is unsure if the victim's widow can be trusted. Starring David Suchet, with Ann Bell and Bill Wallis

  • Poirot - The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb

    An archaeologist dies of a heart attack shortly after smashing the seal of an ancient Egyptian tomb, raising the spectre of the mummy's curse. The grieving widow summons the Belgian sleuth to unravel the mystery, but he can only smoke out the real villain by risking his own life. David Suchet stars, with Anna Cropper and Bill Bailey

  • Poirot - One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

    When the Belgian sleuth's dentist is found dead just minutes after he leaves his surgery, Chief Inspector Japp believes it to be suicide - but Poirot has reason to think otherwise and embarks on his own investigation. Drama, starring David Suchet

  • Poirot - Death in the Clouds (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Death in the Clouds

    While Poirot sleeps on an airplane, another passenger is killed by a poisonous dart.

  • Poirot - Death in the Clouds (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Death in the Clouds

    The sleuth falls asleep during a flight from Paris to London, while a female passenger is murdered by a poisoned dart, leaving few clues to the killer's identity. Poirot soon discovers she was a money-lender, which may provide a motive for the killing. The investigation is turned on its head, however, when the victim's illegitimate daughter comes forward to claim the inheritance. Whodunit, starring David Suchet, with David Firth, Jenny Downham and John Bleasdale

  • Poirot - The ABC Murders (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The ABC Murders

    The dapper Belgian sleuth receives several anonymous letters outlining a killer's intention to murder a succession of people in alphabetical order, prompting him to try to unmask the culprit before the body-count mounts. Crime drama based on the Agatha Christie novel, starring David Suchet, with Pippa Guard, Donald Sumpter and Miranda Forbes

  • Poirot - The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge

    When Hastings and a reluctant Poirot attend a grouse shoot at a friend's estate, one of the hunting party is murdered. Despite suffering a severe cold, the Belgian sleuth is roused from his sickbed to solve the case. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - The Plymouth Express (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Plymouth Express

    The Belgian sleuth is asked to vet potential suitors vying for the hand of an Australian heiress and discreetly accompanies her on a rail journey aboard the Plymouth Express, only to find himself investigating a jewel theft. Mystery, with David Suchet and Julian Wadham

  • Poirot - The Theft of the Royal Ruby (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The Theft of the Royal Ruby

    The Belgian detective looks forward to a quiet Christmas, but is disturbed by the Foreign Office when an Egyptian prince loses a famous ruby - after making the mistake of lending it to a mysterious woman. Guest starring Stephanie Cole, Nigel Le Vaillant and Tariq Alibai

  • Poirot - The Mystery of the Spanish Chest (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Mystery of the Spanish Chest

    The Belgian detective is asked to help a woman living in fear of her husband, and attends a dinner party which has an unhappy ending. Using his little grey cells, he deduces the mystery is linked to a duel fought 10 years previously. David Suchet stars, with Caroline Langrishe and John McEnery

  • Poirot - Double Clue (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Double Clue

    The Belgian sleuth investigates a series of jewellery robberies, but loses his heart to the prime suspect, a beautiful Russian aristocrat. With Japp baffled and fearing for his job, it is left to Hastings and Miss Felicity Lemon to do the lion's share of the detective work - and for once failure stares them in the face. Kika Markham guest stars

  • Poirot - The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor

    The Belgian detective sets out for Norfolk when a country publican begs him to help solve a murder - but is disappointed when the innkeeper turns out to be a budding author and the killing fictional. However, he soon has food for thought when a real death occurs - committed by a seemingly ghostly hand. Geraldine Alexander and Ian McCulloch guest star, with David Suchet

  • Poirot - Wasps' Nest (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Wasps' Nest

    Poirot visits a garden fete where he meets the son of an old friend and his fiancee. After having tea with the couple, the sleuth suspects that they are both in danger and Hastings' new interest in photography provides him with the clue to solve a mystery involving cyanide, failing brakes and mixed-up love lives. Guest starring Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It), with David Suchet and Hugh Fraser

  • Poirot - The Affair at the Victory Ball (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Affair at the Victory Ball

    The sleuth is invited to attend a masquerade ball dressed as someone famous and modestly goes as himself - and finds time amid the revelry to solve the murder of aristocratic fellow guest Lord Cronshaw. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Million Dollar Bond Robbery

    A prominent bank manager is almost killed by a hit-and-run driver just before he is due to set sail on the luxury liner Queen Mary. Convinced his life is in danger, he persuades Poirot to accompany him - and his valuable shipment of liberty bonds - to New York. But the Belgian sleuth's main concern is his own terrible sea-sickness. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - How Does Your Garden Grow? (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    How Does Your Garden Grow?

    The murder of a Russian servant gives rise to rumours of a communist conspiracy. Poirot becomes the centre of attention at the Chelsea Flower Show as he views a rose named in his honour, while Hastings receives a packet of seeds that give him hay fever. Whodunit, guest starring Anne Stallybrass (Heartbeat), with David Suchet

  • Poirot - Mysterious Affair at Styles : Part One (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Mysterious Affair at Styles : Part One

    Part one of the very first Poirot story. Hastings asks Poirot to help him solve the baffling murder of his friend, the wealthy heiress Mrs Inglethorpe. David Suchet and Hugh Fraser star

  • Poirot - The Adventure of the Western Star (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Adventure of the Western Star

    A Belgian film star arrives in London and summons her friend Poirot to unravel the mysterious threats she has been receiving, which demand the return of her priceless diamond, the Western Star. Rosalind Bennett guest stars

  • Poirot - The Kidnapped Prime Minister (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Kidnapped Prime Minister

    The sleuth is called in to investigate when the UK's prime minister and his secretary are kidnapped in France. However, he has only a day and a half to solve the case before an important conference is set to take place. Drama, starring David Suchet

  • Poirot - Adventure of the Cheap Flat (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Adventure of the Cheap Flat

    An FBI agent crosses swords with Poirot while trying to retrieve the American Navy's top-secret plans for a new submarine, which have been stolen by a glamorous nightclub singer with a sideline in espionage. Drama, starring David Suchet

  • Poirot - Double Sin (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Double Sin

    The Belgian sleuth contemplates retiring while on a trip to the Lake District, but shelves his plans when Hastings meets a woman whose collection of valuable miniature portraits has been stolen. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim

    A wealthy banker goes missing while walking from his country house to the village post office. Poirot, who has acquired a parrot and developed a taste for conjuring tricks, bets the baffled Inspector Japp five pounds he can solve the mystery without leaving his own apartment. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - The Cornish Mystery (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Cornish Mystery

    A dentist falls in love with his young assistant and his anxious wife - believing he has made plans to poison her and thereby remove the main obstacle to happiness - calls for Poirot's help. Drama, starring David Suchet

  • Poirot - The Lost Mine (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Lost Mine

    The Belgian sleuth is asked by Lord Pearson to investigate the disappearance of one of his most valued customers, who had been planning to sell the bank chairman a map showing where to find a long-lost silver mine. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - Veiled Lady (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Veiled Lady

    The Belgian detective is summoned to a hotel by a mysterious veiled lady, who tells him that her forthcoming marriage is under threat because she is being blackmailed over a love letter. Drama, starring David Suchet and Frances Barber

  • Poirot - Peril at End House (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Peril at End House

    While holidaying in Cornwall with his friend Captain Hastings, Poirot meets a local woman who has seemingly become unaccountably accident-prone - but soon starts to suspect she is actually a victim of foul play. David Suchet and Hugh Fraser star

  • Poirot - Peril at End House : Part One (Season 2 Episode 1, Part 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1, Part 1:

    Peril at End House : Part One

    Part one of two. While holidaying in Cornwall with his friend Captain Hastings, Poirot meets a local woman who has seemingly become unaccountably accident-prone - but soon starts to suspect she is actually a victim of foul play. David Suchet and Hugh Fraser star

  • Poirot - Peril at End House : Part Two (Season 2 Episode 1, Part 2)
    Season 2 Episode 1, Part 2:

    Peril at End House : Part Two

    Part two of two. The Belgian sleuth's Cornish holiday comes to a dramatic conclusion as he unravels the mystery behind the series of disastrous near-misses that placed the life of a beautiful heiress in danger, and as the truth comes to light, a secret engagement is revealed. David Suchet stars, with Philip Jackson and Hugh Fraser

  • Poirot - The Dream (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Dream

    A well-known eccentric contacts the Belgian sleuth when he is haunted by suicidal nightmares. However, he fails to follow Poirot's advice, and is found dead soon afterwards. Drama, starring David Suchet, with Joely Richardson and Mary Tamm.

  • Poirot - The King of Clubs (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The King of Clubs

    A starlet engaged to marry a foreign prince becomes the police's number one suspect in the murder of a shady producer. Desperate to ensure she escapes prosecution, her wealthy fiance asks Poirot to catch the real killer. Unfortunately, the celebrated detective ends up concluding she has lied - or is an accomplice. David Suchet stars, with Niamh Cusack, Abigail Cruttenden and Sean Pertwee

  • Poirot - The Incredible Theft (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Incredible Theft

    Aircraft manufacturer Lord Mayfield hosts a party to trap a woman suspected of being a spy for the Germans. Fearing that events might not go according to plan, Lady Mayfield is forced to summon the famous Belgian detective to keep an eye on proceedings. Starring David Suchet, with John Stride and Phyllida Law

  • Poirot - Problem at Sea (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Problem at Sea

    The Belgian detective's curiosity is aroused by the passengers on board a luxury cruise ship bound for Egypt - particularly a woman who appears inordinately offensive to her fellow travellers. When the vessel arrives at Alexandria, the irritating lady's body is discovered in her cabin - leaving the sleuth with a host of possible suspects to interrogate. David Suchet stars

  • Poirot - Triangle at Rhodes (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Triangle at Rhodes

    The Belgian sleuth takes a break on the island of Rhodes, where an English beauty draws attention by flirting with fellow guests at the Palace Hotel. When she is found murdered, her husband is immediately suspected, but Poirot quickly deduces there is more to the case than a simple crime of passion. Whodunit, starring David Suchet

  • Poirot - Third Floor Flat (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Third Floor Flat

    The Belgian detective enjoys a trip to the theatre with Captain Hastings before being disturbed by the sound of gunshots in an apartment at Whitehaven Mansions. Two couples are horrified when they stumble across a dead body - and the mystery leads Poirot into the world of bigamy. Drama, starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser and Philip Jackson

  • Poirot - Four & Twenty Blackbirds (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Four & Twenty Blackbirds

    The Belgian detective begins to suspect something is amiss when he visits one of his favoured haunts in London for dinner and discovers a fellow regular has dramatically changed his diet. Down in Brighton, elderly Anthony Gascoigne lies dying while his estranged twin brother Henry falls to his death - but nobody is sure whether the man was deliberately pushed. Bizarrely, the key to the riddle seems to lie in a blackberry pie. David Suchet stars in the title role, with Philip Jackson, Hugh Fraser and Pauline Moran

  • Poirot - The Adventure of Jonnie Waverly (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Adventure of Jonnie Waverly

    English country squire Marcus Waverly receives a series of anonymous letters threatening to kidnap his son Johnnie, but the case is dismissed by Scotland Yard - prompting Poirot to open his own investigation. Drama, starring David Suchet and Geoffrey Bateman

  • Poirot - Murder in the Mews (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Murder in the Mews

    A woman's body is discovered in Captain Hastings' garage on Bonfire Night. It transpires that the deceased was due to marry an MP - and although the evidence suggests suicide, the Belgian detective suspects foul play. David Suchet, Hugh Fraser and Philip Jackson star

  • Poirot - The Adventure of the Clapham Cook (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Adventure of the Clapham Cook

    The dapper Belgian detective, who usually only accepts cases of national importance, bends his rules for once and finds himself in run-down Clapham. He investigates the disappearance of a local cook and becomes intrigued by the contents of the woman's trunk. David Suchet stars, alongside Hugh Fraser and Brigit Forsyth

  • Poirot - The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Special)

    The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    Captain Hastings is staying with friends when wealthy heiress Mrs Inglethorp is murdered. He calls in Hercule Poirot to help him solve the baffling crime, which has the whole household under suspicion. Whodunit, starring David Suchet as the dapper Belgian sleuth, with Hugh Fraser, Pauline Moran, Anthony Calf and Philip Jackson

  • Poirot - Mrs McGinty's Dead (Episode 121)

    Mrs McGinty's Dead

    Superintendent Spence turns to Poirot for help in investigating the death of Mrs McGinty.

  • Poirot - The Tragedy at Marsden Manor (Episode 23)

    The Tragedy at Marsden Manor

    The Belgian detective (David Suchet) is drawn into the supernatural when murder strikes a rural Norfolk village.

  • Poirot - The Adventure of the Clapham Cook (Episode 1)

    The Adventure of the Clapham Cook

    Poirot (David Suchet) accepts an apparently trivial request to find a missing cook. With Hugh Fraser.

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