The best British mysteries, hosted by Alan Cumming.
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Poirot Season 12, The Big Four (Episode #4426H)
KQED Plus: Mon, Mar 23, 2015 -- 10:00 PM
David Suchet returns in his signature role as suave Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot in two new mysteries based on novels by Agatha Christie. Whether he's on holiday abroad, taking a countryside break or simply going about his business near his central London home, Poirot finds himself exercising his "little grey cells" by helping police investigate crimes and murders, whether they ask for his help or not.
This episode: Adapted by Mark Gatiss, "The Big Four" plunges Poirot into a world of global espionage, set against the backdrop of the impending WWII. The public is in a panic after the shocking death of a Russian chess grandmaster, and Poirot must navigate international figures and intrigue to identify the culprit, with the help of old friends Captain Hastings, Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
Foyle's War, Series VIII The Eternity Ring (Episode #4326()
KQED 9: Sun, Mar 8, 2015 -- 8:30 PM
It's 1946, and in the brewing Cold War climate of post-war Britain, Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) and his loyal friend Sam (Honeysuckle Weeks) find themselves adjusting to a new era of secrets, intelligence, and security as the Iron Curtain descends and MI5 comes knocking. When Christopher Foyle returns from America, MI5, suspicious that British atomic research has been infiltrated, asks Foyle to investigate whether a Russian spy network could be at work in the heart of London. In signing on, he's reunited with the now-married Sam who is working for a scientist involved in the development of the atom bomb.
- KQED Life: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED 9: Fri, Mar 13, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED 9: Thu, Mar 12, 2015 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED Life: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
- KQED 9: Mon, Mar 9, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
- KQED Life: Sun, Mar 8, 2015 -- 8:30 PM