Poirot gets an urgent telephone call from an old friend, distinguished crime writer Ariadne Oliver, asking for his help.
Sir George....Michael Cochrane
Lady Stubbs....Amanda Waring
Mrs Folliat....Rosalind Knight
Directed by Enyd Williams
Inspector Bland....Simon Treves
Miss Brewis....Liza Sadovy
Etienne de Sousa....Sam Dale
PC Hoskins....Joseph Kloska
Sally Legge....Jenny Funnell
Michael Weyman....Dominic Colchester
Turtle shirt man....Jot Davies
Ariadne Oliver....Julia Mckenzie
Alec Legge....John Dougall
Mrs Tucker....Christine Kavanagh
Marilyn Tucker....Nicola Holmes
Ariadne Oliver's worst fears have been realised and her murder game has become a reality.
Poirot is deeply shocked by such a mindless act of cruelty and enthusiastically joins the local police in their investigation.
Sir George is worried that the disappearance of his wife is connected to the unexpected arrival of her long-forgotten cousin.
Poirot is concerned that it might have an even more sinister implication, one linked to the murder in the boathouse.
Poirot is convinced that yet another murder has been committed.
Ariadne Oliver is about to startle him with fresh information.