New Agatha Christie mysteries headed to BBC One

Following up Fridays announcement from Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning, that Call the Midwife had been commissioned for a 4th series, comes some equally as brilliant news regarding new Agatha Christie adaptations. Historically, Christie’s two greatest creations, Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, have transmitted on ITV in the UK. In announcing the details […]

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David Suchet says au revoir to Hercule Poirot

As we reported earlier this summer, Sir David Suchet will reprise his iconic role as the world famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, for the very last time on Wednesday, 23 October at 9:00pm on ITV1. Wednesdays broadcast will begin the completion of Sir David’s brilliant work in bringing Agatha Christie’s Poirot to life which began […]

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Hercule Poirot returns Sunday on ITV! Need we say more?

Last Fall, when ITV announced the go-ahead on production of the final five small screen adaptations of the Hercule Poirot stories written by the late Agatha Christie, it was not only met with mixed feelings by Poirot fans worldwide, but also from the actor who has invested 24+ years of his career playing the infamous […]

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Final five Poirot's with David Suchet will not disappoint

When ITV announced the go-ahead on production of the final five small screen adaptations of the Hercule Poirot stories written by the late Agatha Christie, it was not only met with mixed feelings by Poirot fans worldwide, but also from the actor who has invested 22+ years of his career playing the infamous Belgian detective, […]

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Sherlock, George Gently, DCI Banks and, now, Endeavour in 2013

Ever since the final days of 1999, television producers have been searching for a successor to the critically acclaimed, audience hit, Inspector Morse, based on the detective novels by British author Colin Dexter. Combined with the more recent news of the great David Suchet, CBE bringing the television adaptations of the Agatha Christie sleuth, Hercule […]

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Will 'Sherlock' take a clue from 'Poirot'? Please?

If Benedict Cumberbatch gets his way, and let’s hope he does, Sherlock fans around the globe will get the opportunity to watch some of the greatest television on television until roughly the year 2025. Much like David Suchet who made it his life’s ambition to complete the entire Hercule Poirot series of 65 Agatha Christie […]

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David Suchet bids farewell to Hercule Poirot in 2012

After 22 years and 65 films, the brilliant David Suchet is allowed to feel a bit ‘gutted’ at the thought of bringing Hercule Poirot to completion. With the upcoming production of the final five adaptations of the remaining Poirot novels, Suchet will have played the infamous Belgian detective in every Agatha Christie story every written […]

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The Last Weekend w/ Rupert Penry-Jones & Shaun Evans

Not that I’m being greedy or anything, but with all the particulars that are involved in ITV1’s announcement Monday both in front of and behind the camera, I need to see this now…and it needs to be a part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. The upcoming ITV1 commissioning of Blake Morrison’s best-selling suspense thriller, The Last […]

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Poirot and Miss Marple ↑ — Prime Suspect ↓

Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot The news couldn’t be any better for television drama fans, no matter which side of the pond you’re waking up to today. As tweeted a couple of days ago by the brilliant David Suchet (@David_Suchet), there are more Hercule Poirot episodes in the works from ITV. The upcoming season of Poirot […]

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