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Five Little Pigs

Can the Belgian sleuth solve the case of a father murdered 16 years previously? Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt.

Sixteen years after her mother was convicted of murdering her father, Carla Lemarchant desperately seeks the help of Hercule Poirot.

Convinced her mother was innocent, Carla is prepared for whatever discovery the Belgian sleuth might make.

But this is a formidable challenge even for the remarkable detective - especially as he's nothing to go on - except five suspects who fit strangely into the pattern of a children's nursery rhyme...

John Moffatt stars as Hercule Poirot.

First published in 1943, Agatha Christie's whodunnit dramatised by Michael Bakewell. ,

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Carla Lemarchant …. Clare Heyhoe
Sir Montague Depleach …. John Woodnutt
Elsa Greer …. Suzy Aitchison
Caroline Crale …. Jemma Churchill
Amyas Crale …. John Hartley
Cale Jonathan …. David Kossoff
Philip Blake …. Derek Waring
Meredith Blake …. Graham Crowden
Miss Williams …. Carmel McSharry
Angela Warren …. Charlotte Attenborough

Actor John Moffatt (1922-2012) played Hercule Poirot in 25 productions for BBC Radio.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1994.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Dec 2020 04:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 26 Apr 2008 12:00
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  • Sun 21 Mar 2010 02:30
  • Sun 21 Mar 2010 13:00
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  • Sun 11 Dec 2011 13:30
  • Mon 12 Dec 2011 03:30
  • Sun 8 Dec 2013 13:30
  • Mon 9 Dec 2013 03:30
  • Sat 21 Nov 2015 06:00
  • Sat 21 Nov 2015 16:00
  • Sun 22 Nov 2015 04:00
  • Sat 19 Dec 2020 06:00
  • Sat 19 Dec 2020 16:00
  • Sun 20 Dec 2020 04:00

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