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 Kidnapped Prime Minister (#209) Duration: 51:13 STEREO TVPG
Poirot is called in at the highest level when the British Prime Minister is kidnapped in France en route to a disarmament conference. The kidnap has been preceded by a gun attack on the PM as he traveled down on the boat train after seeing the King at Windsor. With only 32 hours to go before the conference is due to start, Poirot confounds the government by refusing to cross the channel and pursuing his investigation in England.
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The Adventure of the Western Star (#210) Duration: 50:44 STEREO TVPG
Poirot's compatriot, famous film star Marie Marvelle, shows him letters demanding the return of her magnificent diamond, the 'Western Star.' Despite Poirot's protests, Marie is determined to keep hold of the diamond so that she can wear it at a weekend house party at Yardley Chase. Lady Yardley owns the companion jewel, the 'Eastern Star,' and Marie is determined not to be outshone. But before this glittering occasion can take place, both diamonds are stolen.
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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.
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The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (#302) Duration: 51:23 STEREO TVPG
The future of the London and Scottish bank is riding on its million dollar shipment of Liberty Bonds to New York on the inaugural sailing of the Queen Mary. Poirot faces one of the most difficult decisions of his career - can he overcome the dreadful curse of sea-sickness to accompany the bonds and ensure their safe passage?
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The Plymouth Express (#303) Duration: 50:58 STEREO TVPG
When young heiress Florence Halliday is murdered en route to Plymouth the chief suspects are a couple of known gold-diggers: her reprobate ex-husband Rupert, and recent French admirer the Comte de la Rochefour. Poirot and Hastings retrace Florence's train journey to the West Country. A last siting of Florence seeking an evening paper provides Poirot with the clue he needs to solve her murder.
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Wasps' Nest (#304) Duration: 51:12 STEREO TVPG
Captain Hastings finds intrigue and mystery in the picture when he experiments with a new camera at a garden fete he visits with Poirot and Inspector Japp. The Belgian sleuth is soon caught up in a tale of jealousy, revenge .... and wasps .... while Japp ends up in hospital with appendicitis.
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The Tragedy at Marsden Manor (#305) Duration: 51:40 STEREO TVPG
In his remote country house Jonathan Maltravers is recovering from an ulcer with the help of his much younger wife Susan. When one of the staff finds her husband's body under an oak tree, Susan swears that a ghost who haunts the tree is responsible. Poirot and Hastings are staying at a nearby hotel working on another case. Called to Marsdon Manor, Poirot soon deduces that Maltravers did not die of natural or supernatural causes!
- KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 -- 12:00am Remind me