Masterpiece Mystery!: Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express
Thursday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m.
David Suchet stars as suave Belgian super sleuth Hercule Poirot in "Murder on the Orient Express," leading an international cast in a rich adaptation of Agatha Christie's most popular novel.
Securing a last-minute ticket on the Orient Express from Istanbul to London, Poirot finds himself amongst a host of eclectic fellow passengers. When the train becomes caught in a snowdrift and a passenger is found brutally murdered mid-voyage, the famous Belgian detective is called upon to investigate the crime and find the culprit.
Dame Eileen Atkins ("Cranford"), Hugh Bonneville ("Downton Abbey," "Miss Austen Regrets") and David Morrissey ("South Riding," "Sense and Sensibility") guest star.
Poirot solves the greatest case of his career aboard the world's most glamorous train, The Orient Express. Star David Suchet is joined by a first-class rail car full of great actors, including Dame Eileen Atkins, Barbara Hershey and Hugh Bonneville.