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
- 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.
- 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).
- Four British actor families appeared in episodes throughout the course of the series (though not together): James Fox and his brother Edward Fox; the Cusack sisters Niamh Cusack, Sorcha…
[show]Four British actor families appeared in episodes throughout the course of the series (though not together): James Fox and his brother Edward Fox; the Cusack sisters Niamh Cusack, Sorcha Cusack and SinÃ©ad Cusack; David Yelland and his daughter Hannah Yelland. Peter Penry-Jones and his son Rupert Penry-Jones.