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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).

Guest Cast

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

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.52 out of 5 (809 ratings)
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