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In 1933, retired detective Hercule Poirot is targeted by a taunting killer who sends letters signed "ABC", which Poirot must decode in order to discover the identity of the murderer.
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Series cast summary:
John Malkovich ...  Hercule Poirot 3 episodes, 2018
Eamon Farren ...  Cust 3 episodes, 2018
Michael Shaeffer ...  Sergeant Yelland 3 episodes, 2018
Rupert Grint ...  Inspector Crome 3 episodes, 2018
Conrad McCroddan Conrad McCroddan ...  Beautiful Young Man 3 episodes, 2018
Freya Mavor ...  Thora Grey 3 episodes, 2018
Shirley Henderson ...  Rose Marbury 3 episodes, 2018
Anya Chalotra ...  Lily Marbury 3 episodes, 2018
Andrew Buchan ...  Franklin Clarke 3 episodes, 2018
Tara Fitzgerald ...  Lady Hermione Clarke 3 episodes, 2018
Bronwyn James ...  Megan Barnard 3 episodes, 2018
Christopher Villiers ...  Sir Carmichael Clarke 3 episodes, 2018
Jack Farthing ...  Donald Fraser 3 episodes, 2018
Suzanne Packer ...  Capstick 3 episodes, 2018
Eve Austin ...  Betty Barnard 3 episodes, 2018
Tamzin Griffin Tamzin Griffin ...  Alice Asher 2 episodes, 2018
Lizzy McInnerny ...  Jenny Barnard 2 episodes, 2018
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Set in the 1930s, a time when Britain is dangerously divided and suspicion and hatred are on the rise, the story sees Poirot face a serial killer known only as A.B.C. As the body count rises, the only clue is a copy of The ABC Railway Guide at each crime scene. Poirot's investigations are continuously thwarted by an enemy determined to outsmart him. If Poirot is to match his nemesis, then everything about him will be called into question: his authority, his integrity, his past and his identity.

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1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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Eamon Farren (Cust) and Anya Chalotra (Lily Marbury) have recently been cast for The Witcher (2019) as Cahir and Yennefer respectively. See more »

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Dreadful interpretation
28 December 2018 | by ninamurphySee all my reviews

A dreadful interpretation of an Agatha Christie classic. I have given it 2 stars purely on the quality of the cinematography but the actual writing was utterly shocking.

I am totally fine with the fact that an adaptation will inevitably not be completely true to the original but this was taking it too far. Not only did they change aspects of the mystery (the story surrounding Cust's fellow residents) but they also erased Japp and Hastings from the storyline. And worse than this- Poirot's personality and background were completely fabricated - why do this?

If they writers wanted something new and original, why not write something new and original rather than piggybacking on the back of Agatha Christie's popularity and ruining a classic?


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