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Episode 4

A corpse is found with a mutilated face - another of the dentist's patients. John Moffatt stars as the Belgian detective.

A month after the death of Poirot's dentist, a corpse has been found with its face horribly mutilated - yet another of his patients...

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt
Chief Inspector Japp ...... Philip Jackson
Alistair Blunt ...... Philip Franks
Jane Olivera ...... Amanda Waring
Helen Montresor ...... Joanna McCallum
Agnes ...... Teresa Gallagher
Howard Raikes ...... Robert Portal
Reilly ...... Stephen Tomkinson
Mrs Adams ...... Amanda Walker
Gladys Nevil ...... Sophie Arnold
Frank Carter ...... Dominic Colchester

Original music composed by Tom Smail.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.

30 minutes

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