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.
Yellow Iris (#503) Duration: 50:45 STEREO TVPG
Hastings tells Poirot about a new restaurant opening in London which has the same name as one Poirot visited two years ago in Buenos Aires. A yellow iris arrives with the post, which further reminds Poirot of his trip. Iris, one of his dinner companions in Buenos Aires, was murdered and Poirot was unceremoniously deported before he could investigate. Could the mysterious arrival of the flower be a request for Poirot to pick up the case again?
The Case of the Missing Will (#504) Duration: 51:06 STEREO TVPG
When academic Andrew Marsh dies shortly after changing his will, Poirot decides that there are several motives for his possible murder. Before he died, Marsh asked Poirot to be executor of his new will in which he left his entire estate to Violet, his ward. This leaves many expectant beneficiaries out in the cold and Poirot's suspicions of foul play deepen when the will mysteriously disappears.
Hercule Poirot's Christmas (#601) Duration: 1:42:50 STEREO TVPG
Poirot is asked to spend Christmas with Simeon Lee at his Gorston Hall home, after he receives six diamonds from his museum in South Africa and believes that his life is in danger. As an unexpected guest amongst Lee's family members, Poirot is soon on hand when Lee is found lying in a pool of blood - his throat has been cut and his diamonds stolen.
The Adventures of the Italian Nobleman (#505) Duration: 50:54 STEREO TVPG
Captain Hastings finally decides to buy an elegant Italian car from Mr. Vizzini's showroom and is completing the order form when a dubious character arrives at the showroom with the message that Vizzini's time is up. Time is also up for another of Vizzini's compatriots when Count Foscatini, a neighbor of one of Poirot's friends, is found murdered. The case seems to lack a motive, until Miss Lemon's love life throws up a clue.
Murder on the Links (#602) Duration: 1:42:48 STEREO TVPG
Whilst holidaying in the French seaside resort of Deauville, Poirot and Hastings are called upon by Deauville resident Paul Renauld who claims he's being defrauded by Chileans. But the situation turns sinister when Renauld is abducted and his wife is left bound and gagged in their bedroom. With Renauld's body found buried in a new golf bunker and a challenge from leading French detective Giraud to see who will catch the killer first, Poirot finds his time is running out.
Hickory Dickory Dock (#603) Duration: 1:42:46 STEREO TVPG
Miss Lemon's mind appears to be elsewhere when a letter typed by the secretary for Poirot is littered with mistakes. On further investigation by the Belgian detective, it seems that Miss Lemon's sister is being troubled by a number of unexplained thefts in her London student hostel and Poirot decides to pay her a visit. With further thefts and the poisoning of Celia Austin, a key witness, Poirot finds himself in a race against time to trap a killer who will go to any length to conceal a secret from the past.
Dumb Witness (#604) Duration: 1:59:26 STEREO TVPG
Mystical premonitions, family inheritance and suspicious murders ruin Poirot's plans to go and watch a friend of Hastings' attempt to break the world water speed record. The Tripp sister's supernatural warnings and Poirot's advice to change her will, fail to prevent the murder of Emily Arundel. Poirot must reflect on which member of the family poisoned the medicine. Bob, the terrier dog, is the only one who knows who the murderer really is.
The Veiled Lady (#203) Duration: 49:13 TVPG
In London's famous Burlington Arcade a man grabs a handful of jewels and flees. A bored Poirot is meanwhile musing on becoming a master criminal himself. At her request, he meets Lady Millicent Castle Vaugh who explains that she is soon to marry the Duke of Southshire but is being blackmailed by an ex-lover. Poirot now has the excuse he needs to realize his criminal ambitions and proceeds to break into the suspected blackmailer's flat.