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"Agatha Christie's Poirot" After the Funeral (2005)

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Writers:
Agatha Christie (novel)
Philomena McDonagh (screenplay)
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Original Air Date:
11 December 2005 (Season 10, Episode 3)
Genre:
Plot:
When a man disinherits his sole beneficiary and bequeaths his wealth to others just prior to his death, Poirot is called in to investigate. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
A fabulous Murder Mystery See more (16 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

David Suchet ... Hercule Poirot
Philip Anthony ... Vicar (as Phillip Anthony)

Robert Bathurst ... Gilbert Entwhistle
Anna Calder-Marshall ... Maude Abernethie
John Carson ... Richard Abernethie

Kevin Doyle ... Inspector Morton

Michael Fassbender ... George Abernethie

Fiona Glascott ... Rosamund

Geraldine James ... Helen Abernethie

Dominic Jephcott ... Dr. Larraby
Vicky Ogden ... Janet

Julian Ovenden ... Michael Shane

Lucy Punch ... Susannah Henderson
William Russell ... Lanscombe

Annabel Scholey ... 'Miss Sorrel'

Anthony Valentine ... Giovanni Gallaccio

Benjamin Whitrow ... Timothy Abernethie

Monica Dolan ... Miss Gilchrist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean O'Connor ... Driver (uncredited)
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Maurice Phillips 
 
Writing credits
Agatha Christie (novel)

Philomena McDonagh (screenplay)

Produced by
Michele Buck .... executive producer
Phil Clymer .... executive producer: Chorion plc.
Helga Dowie .... line producer
Delia Fine .... executive producer: A&E Television Networks
Trevor Hopkins .... producer
Emilio Nunez .... supervising producer: A&E Television Networks
David Suchet .... associate producer
Damien Timmer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen McKeon 
 
Cinematography by
David Higgs (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Paul Garrick 
 
Casting by
Maureen Duff 
 
Production Design by
Jeff Tessler 
 
Art Direction by
Denise Ball 
Pilar Foy 
 
Costume Design by
Sheena Napier 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Greenwood .... makeup designer
Susan Parkinson .... makeup artist (as Sue Parkinson)
Kate Roberts .... makeup artist
Sian Turner .... David Suchet's make-up
 
Production Management
Alasdair Whitelaw .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Clayton .... second assistant director
Jonathan Farmer .... first assistant director
Rachael Haston .... third assistant director
Emily Perowne .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Paul Gilpin .... supervising art director
Jim Grindley .... property master
David Lewis .... production buyer
Joanne Ridler .... stand-by art director
Gus Wookey .... construction manager
Tone Gibbs .... dressing props (uncredited)
Emma Godwin .... assistant production buyer (uncredited)
Paul Mitchell .... stand-by props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert Alsop .... sound trainee
John Downer .... supervising sound editor
Billy Mahoney .... dubbing mixer
Sarah Morton .... dialogue editor (as Sarah Morten)
Ashley Reynolds .... sound maintenance engineer
Andrew Sissons .... sound recordist
Paul McFadden .... adr editor (uncredited)
Paul McFadden .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Adam Powell .... foley editor (uncredited)
Filipa Principe .... foley editor (uncredited)
Nigel Squibbs .... assistant dubbing mixer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Ray Donn .... stunt double: David Suchet (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Fontaine .... lighting gaffer
Jeremy Gee .... camera operator
Jamie Phillips .... clapper loader
Matt Poynter .... focus puller
Steve Pugh .... grip
Erin Stevens .... clapper loader
John Walker .... best boy
Andy Bell .... electrician (uncredited)
Paul Edwards .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Erin Stevens .... second focus puller (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jason Gill .... costume
Charlotte Mitchell .... costume
Philip O'Connor .... dresser: David Suchet's (as Phil O'Connor)
Gabrielle Spanswick .... costume supervisor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Adam Harvey .... assistant editor
Sion Penny .... on-line editor (as Siôn Penny)
Lee Twohey .... colourist
 
Transportation Department
Mark Beeton .... unit driver (uncredited)
Sean O'Connor .... driver: David Suchet (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Sam Baker .... assistant coordinator
Thom Green .... production runner
Paula Jack .... dialect coach
Gail Kennett .... production executive
Jude Liknaitzky .... script editor
Peter Mares .... publicist
Rebecca Maybury .... assistant accountant
Suzanne McGeachan .... script supervisor (as Suzie Clegg)
Gina Nocero .... senior publicist: A & E
Emily Perowne .... floor runner
Sheila Price .... production accountant
Patrick Smith .... publicist
Tom Stourton .... location manager
Rebecca Sutton .... production coordinator (as Rebecca Suton)
Peter Tullo .... location manager
Beth Willis .... script editor
Andrew Dalmahoy .... location manager (uncredited)
Elton Farla .... medical coordinator (uncredited)
 

Series Crew
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Sound Department
Lionel Strutt .... adr mixer
 
Other crew
Mark Albela .... location manager
Daren Thomas .... location runner
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
USA:120 min (including commercials) | UK:93 min (11 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Australia:PG (DVD rating) | Netherlands:6 | UK:PG (video rating) (2006) | USA:TV-PG
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Hercule Poirot:The journey of life can be hard for those of us who travel alone.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Murder at the Gallop (1963)See more »

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21 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
A fabulous Murder Mystery, 26 February 2006
Author: from Australia

I thoroughly enjoyed this mystery from David Suchet- who plays Poirot fabulously. A mystery that I did not solve until the end- one thing confused me (the nuns). I recommend this to anyone who is an Agatha Christie fan or anybody who just like (murder) mysteries. A spectacular acting job from the entire cast- David Suchet always puts on a spectacular performance. The Movie also captures the time very well- with old cars, houses, costumes and other buildings all being incorporated into the film. For those who aren't aware; Agatha Cristie is a wonderful writer- and this movie really captures her unique writing style and ability to cook up a spectacular read.

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