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Masterpiece Episode: "Poirot: Cat Among the Pigeons"

Season 39, Episode 18
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 Claire Skinner: Miss Rich Pippa Haywood: Mrs. Upjohn David Suchet: Hercule Poirot Susan Wooldridge: Miss Chadwick Anton Lesser: Insp. Kelsey Jane How: Lady Veronica Amara Karan: Princess Shaista Miranda Raison: Mlle. Blanche Katie Leung: Hsui Tai Amanda Abbington: Miss Blake Adam De Ville: Bob Rawlinson Don Gallagher: Mr. Forbes Carol Macready: Miss Johnson Jo Woodcock: Jennifer Sutcliffe Natasha Little: Ann Shapland

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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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