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 King of Clubs (Episode #109)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Poirot and Hastings drive down to the studios where a friend is directing a film. They watch some of the filming and are shocked by the behavior of the studio owner Henry Reedburn who treats the cast and crew appallingly. That evening Reedburn is found dead at his home. When the beautiful young star of the film, Valerie Saintclair, is implicated in the murder, her fiance engages the services of Poirot to clear her name.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
The Incredible Theft (Episode #108)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Pre-war Britain is striving to produce a new fighter aircraft. Minister for Armaments Lord Mayfield invites Air Marshall Carrington to his country home to discuss the secret plans. Due to the high security risk, Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) has the estate patrolled by police but a vital design sheet is somehow spirited out of the house. Poirot, who is also a guest of Lord Mayfield, is on hand to track down the thief.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Problem at Sea (Episode #107)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Cruising around the Mediterranean, Poirot and his fellow passengers approach Alexandria. Colonel Clapperton, whose overbearing wife has earned him some sympathy, disembarks for a trip around the port. He invites his wife to join him, but her brusque rejection is clearly overheard by Poirot and others. On their return to the ship that evening, Mrs. Clapperton has been robbed and stabbed to death. The captain is anxious to avoid a scandal and asks Poirot to investigate.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
Triangle at Rhodes (Episode #106)
KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
Hercule Poirot is holidaying at the Palace Hotel in Rhodes. He and his fellow guests are interested in the arrival of famous and beautiful divorcee Valentine, accompanied by her fifth husband. They can't help but notice how Valentine immediately starts flirting with a good looking man who arrives the same day much to the public displeasure of his wife. Poirot's holiday is over but just as he prepares to leave he is called back to the hotel. After drinking a pink gin with the other guests, Valentine is dead.
- KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 2:00 AM