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
- Before playing Poirot, David Suchet played Chief Inspector Japp opposite Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot in Thirteen at Dinner (1985) (TV).
- As of 2013, the entire Poirot canon written by Agatha Christie has been filmed for this series, with The Lemesurier Inheritance incorporated into Labours of Hercules, and Suchet giving a…
[show]As of 2013, the entire Poirot canon written by Agatha Christie has been filmed for this series, with The Lemesurier Inheritance incorporated into Labours of Hercules, and Suchet giving a reading of the only stage play, Black Coffee for The Agatha Christie Theatre Company.
- 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.
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