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Masterpiece Episode: "Poirot: Cat Among the Pigeons"

Season 39, Episode 16
Episode Synopsis: "Poirot: Cat Among the Pigeons" finds the Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot assisting in a case with international overtones: the murders of teachers at a girls' school harboring a Middle Eastern princess (Amara Karan) from anti-monarch revolutionaries. Miss Bulstrode: Harriet Walter. Insp. Kelsey: Anton Lesser.
Original Air Date: Jun 21, 2009
Guest Cast Don Gallagher: Mr. Forbes David Suchet: Hercule Poirot Claire Skinner: Miss Rich Miranda Raison: Mlle. Blanche Adam De Ville: Bob Rawlinson Susan Wooldridge: Miss Chadwick Katie Leung: Hsui Tai Natasha Little: Ann Shapland Jo Woodcock: Jennifer Sutcliffe Amara Karan: Princess Shaista Amanda Abbington: Miss Blake Anton Lesser: Insp. Kelsey Jane How: Lady Veronica Pippa Haywood: Mrs. Upjohn Carol Macready: Miss Johnson

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: 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 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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