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.
The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly (#103) Duration: 50:23 STEREO TVPG
Poirot is called in to investigate a series of kidnap threats against the three-year-old son of a wealthy aristocrat. However, once installed at Waverly Court, Poirot becomes suspicious about the child's parents especially when the servants are suddenly dismissed. The absence of a cook forces Poirot and Hastings to look elsewhere for a decent meal, which in turn leads to vital information about the planned kidnap.
How Does Your Garden Grow (#301) Duration: 51:40 STEREO TVPG
When elderly Amelia Barrowby is poisoned in her home, the obvious culprit seems to be her companion Katrina. Poirot and Hastings had met Amelia at the Chelsea Flower Show earlier that summer where a rose had been named after the great detective. Poirot hurries to Ameila's home where his new found interest in gardening pays off when he spots something fishy in Amelia's garden border.
Four and Twenty Blackbirds (#104) Duration: 51:06 STEREO TVPG
Poirot is dining out at a London chop house one evening when eminent artist Henry Gasgcoine enters the restaurant for his customary dinner. The next morning, Poirot is intrigued to read in the newspaper that the painter has been found dead. When a post-mortem reveals that Gasgcoine died after eating only a little food, Poirot concludes he has been murdered and that it was actually the killer he saw in the restaurant.
Hercule Poirot's Christmas (#601) Duration: 1:59:50 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 Third Floor Flat (#105) Duration: 49:03 STEREO TVPG
Poirot is bored he hasn't had a case to probe for weeks. Hastings' bid to cheer his friend backfires when Poirot fails to correctly guess the murderer in the West End play they go to see. But life for the Belgian super sleuth is never quiet for long. No sooner has a new tenant moved into the third floor flat of Poirot's mansion block than she is murdered, giving Poirot a crime to solve on his very own doorstep.
Murder on the Links (#602) Duration: 1:59:48 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.
Triangle at Rhodes (#106) Duration: 51:24 STEREO TVPG
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.
Hickory Dickory Dock (#603) Duration: 1:59:46 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.