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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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

    An actress 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 Tragedy at Marsden Manor (Episode 23)
    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 - Curtain (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Curtain

    Poirot returns to Styles with Hastings decades after solving their first mystery together to prevent a serial killer from claiming more victims.

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