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Murder in the Mews

4 Extra Debut. Poirot investigates a young woman's death on Guy Fawkes night. Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Richard Williams. From March 1955.

A young woman is found dead in her flat, the day after Guy Fawkes night. But did she die by her own hand or someone else's? Inspector Japp calls for the assistance of Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot.

This 1955 broadcast was long thought lost, but a tape was rediscovered in the BBC archive in 2015.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Richard Williams as Hercule Poirot, Ian Whittaker as Freddie Hogg, Jack Melford as Chief Inspector Japp, Ronald Sidney as Detective-Sergeant Jameson, Duncan McLntyre as Doctor Brett, Monica Grey as Jane Plenderleith and Ella Milne as Mrs Hogg.

Dramatised by Anthony Aspinall from a short-story first published in Woman's Journal in 1936, which later appeared in a book collection in 1937.

Produced by David H Godfrey

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1955.

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