Masterpiece Episodes

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Masterpiece Episode: "Poirot: The Third Girl"

Season 40, Episode 19
Episode Synopsis: "Poirot: The Third Girl," in which Poirot investigates the blood-soaked death of a former nanny. A troubled young heiress (Jemima Rooper) claims responsibility for the deed, but the sleuth doubts her guilt. Crime novelist and old friend Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker) lends a hand in the case, which finds Poirot setting a trap in hopes of solving the mystery.
Original Air Date: Jul 18, 2010
Guest Cast Clemency Burton-Hill: Claudia Reece-Holland Haydn Gwynne: Miss Battersby Lucy Liemann: Sonia James Wilby: Andrew Restarick Jemima Rooper: Norma Restarick Zoë Wanamaker: Ariadne Oliver David Suchet: Hercule Poirot John Warnaby: Insp. Nelson David Yelland: George Peter Bowles: Sir Roderick Horsfield Tom Mison: David Baker Tim Stern: Alf Renny Juliet Howland: Mary Restarick

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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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