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It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot receives letters threatening murder. When no-one listens to his appeals, the once great detective must take matters into his own hands.

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Boxing Day 2018 21:00

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:37

    Al Bowlly

    On The Sentimental Side

  • 00:39

    Woody Herman and His Orchestra

    At The Woodchopper's Ball


Role Contributor
Hercule Poirot John Malkovich
Inspector Crome Rupert Grint
Franklin Clarke Andrew Buchan
Cust Eamon Farren
Donald Fraser Jack Farthing
Lady Hermione Clarke Tara Fitzgerald
Rose Marbury Shirley Henderson
Megan Barnard Bronwyn James
Thora Grey Freya Mavor
Inspector Japp Kevin McNally
Betty Barnard Eve Austin
Lily Marbury Anya Chalotra
Jenny Barnard Lizzy McInnerny
Capstick Suzanne Packer
Sergeant Yelland Michael Shaeffer
Sir Carmichael Clarke Christopher Villiers
Alice Asher Tamzin Griffin
Vicar Alan Bentley
Beautiful Young Man Conrad McCroddan
Peter Asher Ian Pirie
Detective Bunce Shane Attwooll
Mrs Welk Olwen May
Author Agatha Christie
Writer Sarah Phelps
Producer Farah Abushwesha
Director Alex Gabassi
Production Company Mammoth Screen
Production Company Agatha Christie Productions Limited
Executive Producer Basi Akpabio
Executive Producer James Prichard
Executive Producer Sarah Phelps
Executive Producer Damien Timmer
Executive Producer Helen Ziegler
Executive Producer Elizabeth Kilgarriff


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