Episode 1

Hercule Poirot begins an Egyptian cruise, but the Belgian detective's voyage proves to be far from smooth sailing...

From the book published in 1937 and dramatised by Michael Bakewell in five parts.

Agatha Christie's famous whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot, Rosemary Leach as Mrs Allerton, Stratford Johns as Pennington, Joanna Monro as Joanna Southwood, Elaine Pyke as Linnet Ridgeway. Sean Baker as Monsieur Blondin, Amanda Barton-Chapple as Jacqueline de Bellefort, Robert Daws as Simon Doyle, Nicholas Boulton as Tim Allerton, Ed Bishop as Rockford, Emma Woodvine as Rosalie Otterbourne, Shirley Dixon as Mrs Otterbourne, Timothy Alcock as the Thomas Cook Agent and Chris Pavlo as the Waiter.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.

Release date:

8 days left to listen

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 29 May 2018 01:00