Three Act Tragedy [Hercule Poirot]

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Hercule Poirot, his amateur detective acquaintance Mr Satterthwaite, and the distinguished Harley Street nerve specialist Sir Bartholomew Strange, are amongst the guests at a weekend party being given by the celebrated actor Sir Charles Cartwright at his clifftop house in Cornwall.

On the first evening after their arrival there is a cocktail party - at which an elderly clergyman, who's only had a sip of dry martini, falls dead. Was it through natural causes - or could it be murder?

Starring John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot.

Agatha Christie's 1935 novel dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot....John Moffatt
Mr Satterthwaite....George Cole
Sir Charles Cartwright....Michael Cochrane
Sir Bartholomew Strange....Clive Merrison
Lady Mary Lytton Gore....Pauline Jamieson
Hermione 'Egg' Lytton Gore....Beth Chalmers
Cynthia Dacres....Paula Jacobs
Muriel Wills....Elizabeth Proud
Oliver Manders....Carl Prekopp
Miss Milray....Helen Longworth
The Rev Babbington....Peter Marinker

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.

Hercule Poirot attends a party in Cornwall where a clergyman dies sipping a cocktail.

John Moffatt stars as Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth.

Hercule Poirot, his amateur detective acquaintance Mr Satterthwaite, and the distinguished Harley Street nerve specialist Sir Bartholomew Strange, are amongst the guests at a weekend party being given by the celebrated actor Sir Charles Cartwright at his clifftop house in Cornwall. On the first evening after their arrival there is a cocktail party - at which an elderly clergyman, who's only had a sip of dry martini, falls dead. Was it through natural causes - or could it be murder?

Agatha Christie's 1935 novel dramatised by Michael Bakewell

Directed by Enyd Williams

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Hercule Poirot is now on the Riviera in Monte Carlo, but death appears to be following him.

1935 novel by Agatha Christie dramatized by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot....John Moffatt
Mr Satterthwaite....George Cole
Sir Charles Cartwright....Michael Cochrane
Hermione 'Egg' Lytton Gore....Beth Chalmers
Colonel Johnson....John Baddeley
Supt Crossfield....Martin Hyder
Mrs Leckie....Kathleen Helme
Little Boy....Tom Glenister

Directed by Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.

Poirot goes to Monte Carlo, but death follows. With John Moffatt and George Cole.

John Moffatt stars as Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth.

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Hercule Poirot re-enters the mystery deaths investigation, to the relief of all involved.

1935 Agatha Christie novel dramatized by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot....John Moffat
Mr Satterthwaite....George Cole
Sir Charles Cartwright....Michael Cochrane
Lady Mary Lytton Gore....Pauline Jamieson
Hermione 'Egg' Lytton Gore....Beth Chalmers
Mrs Babbington....Patricia Scott
Oliver Manders....Carl Prekopp

Directed by Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.

Hercule Poirot re-enters the mystery deaths investigation. With John Moffat.

John Moffatt stars as Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth.

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As the murder suspects are investigated, the Belgian sleuth issues an invitation.

1935 Agatha Christie thriller dramatized by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot....John Moffatt
Mr Satterthwaite....George Cole
Sir Charles Cartwright....Michael Cochrane
Hermione 'Egg' Lytton Gore....Beth Chalmers
Muriel Wills....Elizabeth Proud
Oliver Manders....Carl Prekopp
Cynthia Dacres....Paula Jacobs
Captain Dacres....Nigel Anthony
Angela Sutcliffe....Jemma Churchill
Doris, the model....Angela Sims

Directed by Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.

The murder suspects are investigated and the Belgian sleuth issues an invitation.

John Moffatt stars as Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth.

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Just as Hercule Poirot looks set is to solve the murder mystery, there's a fresh death.

Agatha Christie thriller dramatized by Michael Bakewell

Hercule Poirot....John Moffatt
Mr Satterthwaite....George Cole
Sir Charles Cartwright....Michael Cochrane
Egg Lytton Gor....Beth Chalmers
Angela Sutcliffe....Jemma Churchill
Oliver Manders....Carl Prekopp
Matron,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Natasha Pyne

Director Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2002.

Belgian sleuth tries to tie up the mystery - and then another death. Stars John Moffatt.

John Moffatt stars as Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth.