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Masterpiece Episode: "Poirot: Appointment With Death"

Season 40, Episode 20
Episode Synopsis: "Poirot: Appointment With Death" finds Hercule Poirot in the Middle East for an archaeological excursion with Lord Boynton (Tim Curry), whose rich, overbearing wife (Cheryl Campbell) is soon found stabbed to death. Suspects abound, from the three adoptive children she bullied, their prospective suitors and possibly, according to travel writer Dame Celia Westholme (Elizabeth McGovern), white slavers.
Original Air Date: Jul 25, 2010
Guest Cast David Suchet: Hercule Poirot Tim Curry: Lord Boynton Elizabeth McGovern: Dame Celia Westholme Christina Cole: Sarah Paul Freeman: Carbury Tom Riley: Raymond Mark Gatiss: Leonard Emma Cunniffe: Carol John Hannah: Dr. Gerard Beth Goddard: Sister Agnieszka Christian McKay: Cope Cheryl Campbell: Lady Boynton Zoe Boyle: Jinny Angela Pleasence: Nanny

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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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