Agatha Christie’s Poirot – Five Little Pigs

March 3, 2015 - Comment

Tony Award nominee David Suchet reprises his celebrated role as Hercule Poirot in a lavish A&E adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic FIVE LITTLE PIGS. Fourteen years after the wife of a renowned painter was sent to the gallows for poisoning her husband, their daughter Lucy turns up with a letter suggesting that her mother

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Tony Award nominee David Suchet reprises his celebrated role as Hercule Poirot in a lavish A&E adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic FIVE LITTLE PIGS. Fourteen years after the wife of a renowned painter was sent to the gallows for poisoning her husband, their daughter Lucy turns up with a letter suggesting that her mother was quite innocent. Poirot agrees to dig into the past, but warns Lucy she may not like what he uncovers. Facing one of the greatest challenges of his illustrious career, Poirot will not be deterred from finding the truth that is always there. Co-starring Gemma Jones (Bridget Jone’s Diary) Adam Gillen (Queer as Folk) and Tony Stephens (Die Another Day) , FIVE LITTLE PIGS maintains the high production standards fans of the Poirot series have come to expect. Suchet and his brillant supporting cast faithfully recreate the brilliant plot twists that have made Agatha Christie mysteries timeless classics the world over.

Product Features

  • Index of all Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot Stories
  • Agatha Christie Biography
  • David Suchet Biography
  • Interactive Menus
  • Scene Selection

Comments

Kyle Shultz says:

Nicely done, but flawed “Five Little Pigs” has always been among my favorite Poirot adventures, mainly because of its excellent premise. Poirot is attempting to solve a murder which occurred fourteen years before, resulting in the execution of a young woman. There are no cigar ashes, no footprints, no concrete clues of any kind to go by. Instead, Poirot is forced to rely entirely on his methods of probing into the psychology of his suspects; always a treat for the reader/viewer. And this case certainly has plenty of…

R Erwin says:

Love Poirot, but…. Suchet is fantastic as Poirot, as usual. Agatha Christie’s story is great, as usual.The screen writers are the problem. While part of the plot involves infidelity, Christie NEVER dwells on “bedroom” scenes. These, however, continue to show up in the new adaptations, which make it uncomfortable at best to watch ourselves, let alone with our children. Christie communicated quite clearly when infidelity and/or immorality were going on without resorting to steamy scenes–the…

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