Agatha Christie's Mrs Mcginty's Dead

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20060303

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

1/5. 1952. A senior police officer is not convinced of the guilt of a young man sentenced to hang for the savage murder of an elderly woman. So he seeks the help of his old friend and colleague, a certain celebrated but rather bored Belgian detective - Hercule Poirot.

Poirot....John Moffatt

Superintendent Spence....George Baker

Bentley....Tom George

Mrs Summerhayes....Molly Gaisford

Major Summerhayes....Ian Masters

Maude Williams....Beth Chalmers

Mrs Burch....Connie Walker

Mrs Sweetman....Jillie Meers

Mr Scuttle....Geoffrey Beevers

Director Enyd Williams.

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20060310

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

2/5. Hercule Poirot is convinced that the brutal murder of an elderly woman is connected to a lurid article in a Sunday newspaper.

Poirot....John Moffatt

Ariadne Oliver....Julia McKenzie

Superintendent Spence....George Baker

Deirdre Henderson....Teresa Gallagher

Mrs Wetherby....Rosalind Knight

Mrs Upward....Jill Balcon

Robin Upward....Nick Waring

Mrs Carpenter....Angela Sims

Mr Carpenter....Dominic Colchester

Dr Rendell....Gerard McDermott

Director Enyd Williams.

Afternoon

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20060317

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

3/5. In the respectable village of Broadhinny, Hercule Poirot has established several possible suspects of appropriate ages, as the murderer of the elderly woman.

Poirot....John Moffatt

Ariadne Oliver....Julia McKenzie

Superintendent Spence....George Baker

Mrs Upward....Jill Balcon

Robin Upward....Nick Waring

Deirdre Henderson....Teresa Gallagher

Mrs Carpenter....Angela Sims

Mrs Summerhayes....Molly Gaisford

Mrs Rendell....Susannah Corbett

Director Enyd Williams.

Afternoon

Morning

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20060324

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell

4/5. Hercule Poirot is very excited because someone has tried to kill him - so he knows he's on the right track. However, there is someone else who, he fears, may become the next victim.

Poirot....John Moffatt

Ariadne Oliver....Julia McKenzie

Superintendent Spence....George Baker

Bentley....Tom George

Robin Upward....Nick Waring

Mrs Upward....Jill Balcon

Mrs Rendell....Susannah Corbett

Mrs Summerhayes....Molly Gaisford

Deirdre Henderson....Teresa Gallagher

Maude Williams....Beth Chalmers

Michael....Kim Wall

Director Enyd Williams.

Afternoon

Morning

Evening

20060331

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

5/5. The chaos of Long Meadows provides Hercule Poirot with his final clue to unveiling the pitiless murderer. But there is also another surprise in store.

Poirot....John Moffatt

Ariadne Oliver....Julia McKenzie

Superintendent Spence....George Baker

Robin Upward....Nick Waring

Maude Williams....Beth Chalmers

Mrs Summerhayes....Molly Gaisford

Major Summerhayes....Ian Masters

Mrs Carpenter....Angela Sims

Mr Carpenter....Dominic Colchester

Mrs Rendell....Susannah Corbett

Director Enyd Williams.

Afternoon

Morning

Evening

0220060310

Hercule Poirot is convinced that the brutal murder of an elderly woman is connected to a lurid article in a Sunday newspaper.