Poirot's pursuit of an infamous art thief leads him to a snowbound hotel in the Swiss Alps, where he is met with a plethora of mysteries and the reappearance of a familiar face from the past.
Fiction turns to fact when a young woman is killed at a "murder hunt" devised by Ariadne Oliver.
While Poirot investigates the murder of a renowned psychiatrist, Ariadne Oliver becomes an amateur sleuth of her own when her goddaughter tasks her to find out the truth about the nature of her parents' mysterious deaths.
Four clocks surround an unidentified corpse in a blind woman's house, and a young typist is summoned to the crime scene. However, Poirot is convinced that the complicated setup is merely hiding a simpler solution.
Poirot investigates the murder of a shady American businessman stabbed in his compartment on the Orient Express when it is blocked by a blizzard in Croatia.
During a village's Hallowe'en party, a young girl boasts of having witnessed a murder from years before. No one believes her tale until her body is found later on in the evening, drowned in the apple-bobbing bucket.
Poirot attends a party at the great actor Sir Charles Cartwright's Cornish mansion. A local reverend dies while drinking a cocktail, but no poison is found in his glass. Poirot and Cartwright decide to investigate when another victim is claimed in the same manner.
Hercule Poirot accompanies an archaeological expedition searching for the skull of John the Baptist in the Syrian Desert. What the team actually finds is a more recent corpse: the body of Lady Boynton, wife of expedition leader Lord Boynton. The woman had made many enemies during her life, and Poirot has no shortage of suspects. He digs through layers of history to discover who had motive enough to kill.
Distressed young heiress Norma Restarick comes to see Hercule Poirot about “a murder she might have committed.” The detective consults an old acquaintance, crime novelist Ariadne Oliver, who lives in the same building as the young woman and her two roommates. When Norma’s childhood nanny is found dead, apparently by suicide, Poirot believes he has identified the victim. Next he must deduce the killer, while Norma’s family fears for her sanity.
At the Meadowbank School, Miss Bulstrode counts girls from England’s finest families among her young charges. And she treats them all as equals even the royalty, like Princess Shaista of Ramat, a political refugee under constant threat from revolutionaries in her country. Yet, to the headmistress’s friend Hercule Poirot, the school seems a world in microcosm, full of “hopes, dreams, fears, and secrets.”
When a jury convicts James Bentley for the murder of his landlady, even the police superintendent believes they’ve got the wrong man. At the superintendent’s behest, Hercule Poirot begins a search for new evidence. He bumps into an old friend, mystery novelist Ariadne Oliver, who lends her woman’s intuition to the investigation.
After Gordon Cloade’s house explodes, killing him and 12 others, his young widow, Rosaleen, inherits all his wealth. The remaining family members appeal to Rosaleen for funds, but her overbearing brother stands in their way.
When Richard Abernethie dies, his sister, Cora, creates a stir at the funeral by claiming he was murdered. When Cora herself is killed the next day, Poirot is called in to investigate.
Poirot is invited to a dinner party with an unusual guest list: the host, Mr. Shaitana, has arranged for four suspected murderers to attend, along with four sleuths. While the guests play bridge after dinner, Shaitana is quietly stabbed to death.
Poirot befriends a young heiress, Katherine Grey, at a birthday party for the wealthy American Ruth Kettering. The next day, he, Katherine, Ruth, and their companions board the Blue Train to Nice, but the pleasant journey takes a dark turn when one of the passengers is violently killed and a valuable jewel is stolen.
Poirot visits the Angkatell clan at their country estate and gets a firsthand look at the family’s strange dynamics and unhappy love affairs. When the charismatic, philandering John Christow is shot to death, his wife quickly becomes the prime suspect.
Agatha Christie's Poirot clip - starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Phil Jackson, Pauline Moran, David Yelland, Zoe Wanamaker.
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Season 8 clip - starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Phil Jackson, Pauline Moran, David Yelland, Zoe Wanamaker.
He's the most-watched sleuth in the history of PBS's Mystery! David Suchet stars as the dapper, diminutive Belgian who solves the most serpentine cases with the sharpest of minds and the driest of wits. Set in the Art Deco elegance of 1930s England, each mysterious adventure is a treat for the eyes and the intellect.
A literary legend became a TV phenomenon when David Suchet took on the role of Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's most famous sleuth.
A literary legend became a TV phenomenon when David Suchet took on the role of Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's most famous sleuth. Suchet's Poirot became the most-watched detective in the history of the PBS Mystery! series and a hit all over again on A&E. Using his "little gray cells" and aided by the affable Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser), Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously scultpted mustache. Lush art deco period details and scripts infused with delicious Christie wit make these mysteries irresistible.
A literary legend became a TV phenomenon when David Suchet took on the role of Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's most famous sleuth. Suchet's Poirot became the most-watched detective in the history of the PBS Mystery! series and a hit all over again on A&E.
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