Masterpiece

  • 1971
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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...read more

Season 40, Episode 20 Poirot: Appointment With Death

First Aired: July 25, 2010

"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.

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • 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 E… (more)

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