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John Moffatt stars as Hercule Poirot in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Agatha Christie's famous novel.

Hercule Poirot is a guest at a weekend house party, given at the Cornish clifftop home of the celebrated actor Sir Charles Cartwright. The other visitors include keen amateur detective Mr Satterthwaite and distinguished Harley Street nerve specialist Sir Bartholomew Strange. Death visits the house soon after Poirot's arrival, the victim an elderly clergyman who's only had a sip of dry martini. What else was in the glass? Are natural causes to blame... or murder?

In Monte Carlo a short time later, Poirot and his aquaintances hear of another, similar death. Is this a mere coincidence - and can Poirot resist further investigation? Everyone concerned will be much relieved if he does. Meanwhile, a third tragedy is waiting in the wings...

George Cole, Michael Cochrane and Clive Merrison are amongst the cast in this adaptation of Agatha Christie's intriguing mystery.

©1934 Agatha Christie Ltd (P)2010 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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Fabulous acting

I always hate when Poirot takes a while to appear, but once again, it didn't disappoint!
Fantastic, unexpected twist at the end!!

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  • Catwat
  • 05-12-16

Fantastic performances

Fantastic dramatisation of the book.
Excellent characterisations, good pace to story- almost like watching live theatre!

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  • marcellaferguson
  • 03-06-16

Fun listen

Nice twist. struggled a bit to be keep check of all the various characters but story made up for it. Theres a section where poirot disppears for a bit and i panicked haha. Full of humor you wont be disappointed.

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  • Joseph
  • 06-22-12

Great Holiday Listening

If you love Poirot you will love this book. Being dramastised it is easy to listen to, follow chartacters and follow the story thread and just perfect for a relaxing and listening to on your holidays.

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