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PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 E (more…)

Premiered: January 10, 1971

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 40, Episode 18 Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express

First Aired: July 11, 2010

Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express," in which a London-bound Hercule Poirot (David Suchet) investigates the death of an American businessman (Toby Jones)---who'd asked him for protection---on a train that's stuck in a snowdrift. He's aided in the investigation by an amateur sleuth (Samuel West) and the railway director (Serge Hazanavicius).

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Season 40, Episode 19

July 18, 2010

Guest Cast

Samuel West Dr. Constantine
Susanne Lothar Hildegarde Schmidt
Joseph Mawle Antonio Foscarelli
Hugh Bonneville Edward Masterman
Eileen Atkins Princess Dragomiroff
Barbara Hershey Mrs. Hubbard
Brian J. Smith Hector MacQueen
Elena Satine Countess Elena Andrenyi
Toby Jones Samuel Ratchett
Jessica Chastain Mary Debenham
Sam Crane Lt. Blanchflower
David Morrissey Col. John Arbuthnot