Agatha Christie: Poirot (Box Set) (2003)

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This box set consists of the following DVDs;
Agatha Christie: Poirot-Cards on the Table (2005) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-Taken at the Flood (2006) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-Mystery of the Blue Train (2005) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-After the Funeral (2005) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-Five Little Pigs (2003) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-The Hollow (2003) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-Death on the Nile (2003) , Agatha Christie: Poirot-Sad Cypress (2003)

Agatha Christie: Poirot-Cards on the Table
Famed detective Hercule Poirot joins forces with three other noted sleuths when a murder is committed right under their noses.

The wealthy, intelligent and extremely mysterious Shaitana has a special fascination with crime and decides to set a trap for a secret murderer to strike again.

Poirot arrives for dinner and card games at Shaitana’s sumptuous apartment to find his fellow guests include crime writer Mrs Ariadne Oliver, Superintendent Wheeler of Scotland Yard and the Foreign Office’s Colonel Hughes.

They are joined by an ill-matched group of players – who, unknown to them, have been invited because Shaitana suspects one of them is a killer.

Agatha Christie: Poirot-Taken at the Flood
A full-cast dramatisation of Agatha Christie's novel featuring Belgian Sleuth Hercule Poirot.

Gordon Cloade is killed in a London air raid, and his vast fortune passes to his young wife Rosaleen. Five of his relatives are desperate to get their hands on Cloade's money, and Rosaleen begins to fear for her life.

The prospects for the Cloades improve when they discover that Rosaleen had a previous husband who perished mysteriously in Africa. Then a mysterious stranger appears in the village, saying that he has something to communicate to her, but the following morning is found dead. Was he, in fact, her husband?

Agatha Christie: Poirot-Mystery of the Blue Train
Hollywood movie star Elliott Gould joins the cast of Poirot: Mystery Of The Blue Train, filmed on location in France and the UK.

Poirot journeys on the renowned Blue Train to the French Riviera, alongside a fascinating mixture of characters, including the beautiful daughter of American oil magnate Rufus van Aldin, and the charming Katherine, newly wealthy thanks to an unexpected inheritance.

The body of a brutally murdered woman is discovered just as the train reaches its destination, and Poirot must investigate the killer.

Agatha Christie: Poirot-After the Funeral
Agatha Christie's Poirot is entangled in a murderous web of wealth, deceit and dubious intentions.

At Richard Abernethie's funeral his youngest sister, Cora, announces that he was murdered. The day after, Cora herself is murdered, hacked to death by a hatchet while she slept in her bed.

The family solicitor Entwhistle asks Poirot to investigate. On visiting the family home, Enderby Hall, Poirot soon discovers that all the family are lying about their alibis.

Agatha Christie: Poirot-Five Little Pigs
This stunning murder mystery adaptation sees Agatha Christie's world famous detective Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) bring a fresh perspective to a notorious fourteen year old murder case.

Caroline Crale was hanged for the murder of her flamboyant artist husband Amyas in an apparent crime of passion. Their orphaned daughter Lucy was sent to live in Canada, but now she's back, a sophisticated young woman who has just discovered what really happened to her parents.

Lucy persuades Poirot to re-examine the case and seek out the truth.

Agatha Christie: Poirot-The Hollow
Agatha Christie's dark crime thriller sees Poirot drawn into a deadly game of murder during a country house weekend.

Poirot's fascination for observing human behaviour leads him to accept an invitation to The Hollow, the beautiful country retreat of the eccentric Angkatell family.

The weekend's events take a sinister twist when the family stages a murder tableau and discovers that the 'victim', Doctor John Christow, really has been shot. The prime suspect for the murder is the Doctor's wife, but as Poirot investigates, he discovers that everyone in the house had a reason to want Christow dead.

Agatha Christie: Poirot-Death on the Nile
This lavish murder mystery adaptation of Agatha Christie's most famous crime thriller sees world famous detective Hercule Poirot's (David Suchet) vacation shattered by heartbreak and murder.

As Poirot's holiday cruise wends its way through the stunning scenery of historic Egypt, the Nile proves to have disturbing currents. Against Poirot's advice, a heart broken Jacqueline De Bellefort joins the trip to stalk her former fiancé and his new heiress wife. When the wealthy heiress with a propensity for making enemies is shot, Jacqueline is the suspect with the perfect alibi. As the body-count rises, Poirot must tax his legendary 'little grey cells' to the limit to expose the assassin in their midst.

Agatha Christie: Poirot-Sad Cypress
In this dark suspense mystery, Agatha Christie's determined detective Hercule Poirot races against the clock to save the life of a beautiful young woman convicted of a double murder.

As Poirot watches the judge sentence socialite Elinor Carlisle to death for poisoning her aunt Laura Welman and her rival in love, Mary Gerrard, he can't help feeling something is wrong.

All evidence points to her guilt, so why does Poirot feel so uneasy? Is it because despite everything it's possible that one tiny clue might prove Elinor's innocence?

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David Suchet
Zoe Wanamaker
Tristan Gemmil
Alexander Siddig
Celia Imrie
Patrick Baladi
Tim Pigott-Smith
Elliot Cowan
Hugh Fraser
Philip Jackson
Pauline Moran
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Sarah Harding
Andy Wilson
Peter Barber-Fleming
Edward Bennett
Christopher Gunning
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Disc (8)
Mystery 2003 751:58 (Case: 760) 576i (PAL) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Widescreen Varies, 16x9 Enhanced
English Dolby Digital 2.0 (224Kb/s)
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