Agatha Christie's Poirot
From England to the Mediterranean, Poirot pits his wits against killers and kidnappers, murderers and plotters, and thieves and traitors in a compelling compendium of crime. Starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson and Pauline Moran, the series challenges the "little grey cells" of mystery lovers everywhere as they follow once again the adventures of one of television's most beloved sleuths.
Agatha Christie's Poirot Previous Broadcasts
The Theft of the Royal Ruby (Episode #308)
KQED Plus: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 12:00 AM
In a London restaurant, a drunken young prince staggers after his female companion who has stolen his priceless ruby. Poirot is briefed by the Foreign Office about the theft of the gem belonging to the petulant heir to the King of Egypt. Persuaded to take on the case in the national interest, Poirot is told he must spend Christmas at the home of one of the only people who knows about the precious stone - Egyptologist Colonel Lacey.
The Mystery of the Spanish Chest (Episode #307)
KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
On a visit to the opera, Poirot is approached by Lady Chatterton who asserts that the life of her friend, Marguerite Clayton, is threatened by her jealous husband. Edward Clayton is suspicious about a relationship between his wife and the handsome Major Rich. At a party thrown by Rich, the grizzly discovery is made of Edward Clayton's body in a large ornate chest. Is the Major guilty? Only Poirot is able to uncover the truth.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 14, 2017 -- 12:00 AM
- KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
The Double Clue (Episode #306)
KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
For the first time in his life, the genius Belgian detective, normally impervious to womanly wiles, falls in love. The object of his unaccustomed affection is a beautiful Russian, the Countess Vera Rossakoff, whom Poirot meets during his investigation into four high society jewel robberies. While Poirot's attention is captivated by the Countess, Hastings and Miss Lemon pursue their own misguided inquiries into the crimes.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Feb 7, 2017 -- 12:00 AM
- KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 1:00 AM