Based on Agatha Christie's crime novels, Hercule Poirot is a famous former Belgian policeman, who settled for good in London after the war and soon so famous as a private detective. In each episode Poirot gets to solve a crime mystery, generally along with his faithful English sidekick Captain Hastings and/or his Scotland yard 'friendly rival' Detective Chief Inspector Japp.
Last Episode13x05 Curtain Aired: Nov. 13, 2013
An ailing Poirot returns to Styles with Hastings nearly three decades after solving their first mystery together there in order to prevent an …
Series Fun Facts
- David Jason is a big fan of the show and other detective series, which inspired him to play a detective in A Touch of Frost (UK).
- In preparation for the role, David Suchet read every single book and short story Poirot appears in, making notes about the character.
- To simulate the overweight physique of Hercule Poirot, David Suchet, who is much slimmer, wore body padding. He also wore wing collars to make his neck appear fatter.