12 April 2009

Tonight on Poirot! Appointment with Death

Title: Poirot 1204 Appointment with Death
Airdate and time AU: Sunday 12 April 2009 at 830pm
Original airdate UK: 22 September 2008
Network AU: ABC1
Network UK: ITV

Synopsis: While holidaying in Jerusalem, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot learns of an archaeological expedition aiming to unearth the head of John the Baptist in Syria, led by eccentric aristocrat Lord Greville Boynton and his son Leonard. Drawn to the dig, Poirot is joined by Boynton’s second wife - the dominating, fabulously wealthy American-born
Lady Boynton. However, the impending find is overshadowed by the discovery of Lady Boyton’s body and revelations about her fortune. Poirot is commissioned to track down the killer and is blessed by a wealth of suspects.

Cast: David Suchet as Hercule Poirot, Joe Absolom as James Bentley, Richard Hope as Supt. Harold Spence, David Yelland as George.

Guest Cast: Tim Curry (as Lord Greville Boynton), John Hannah (as Dr. Gerard), Cheryl Campbell (as Lady Leonora Boynton), Tom Riley (as Raymond Boynton), Emma Cunniffe (as Carol Boynton) Zoe Boyle (as Ginevra Boynton) Elizabeth McGovern (as Dame Celia Westholme) Mark Gatiss (as Leonard Boynton), Christina Cole (as Dr. Sarah King), Paul Freeman (as Colonel Carbury) Beth Goddard (as Sister Agnieszka), Angela Pleasence (as Nanny Taylor), Christian McKay (as Jefferson Cope), Zakaria Atifi (as Mahmoud)

Crew: Directed by Ashley Pearce, adapted by Guy Andrews the producer is Karen Thrussell


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