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Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Four and Twenty Blackbirds (S1EP4 ITV 29 Jan 1989, Clifford Rose)



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Four and Twenty Blackbirds: At a London restaurant where he often eats, Poirot notices that another regular customer has diverted from his usual meal. As old Anthony Gascoigne lies dying in Brighton, his estranged twin brother, Henry, falls to his death. A tragic accident, or murder? Poirot begins to see connections and decides the answer to the mystery lies in a blackberry pie.

guest cast
Richard Howard as George Lorrimer
Tony Aitken as Tommy Pinner
Charles Pemberton as Stooge
Charles Pemberton as Harry Clarke
Denys Hawthorne as Bonnington
Clifford Rose as Makinson
Hilary Mason as Mrs. Hill
Cheryl Hall as Molly

Editor: Paul Hudson
Production Design: Mike Oxley
Director of Photography: Peter Jessop
Director: Renny Rye
First Assistant Director: Edward Brett
Sound Recordist: Sandy MacRae
Teleplay: Russell Murray
Script Consultant: Clive Exton

Original Airdate: 29 Jan 1989 on ITV
Series: Agatha Christie’s Poirot Season 1 Episode 4