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Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The King of Clubs (S1EP9 ITV 12 Mar 1989, Niamh Cusack)



The King of Clubs: Lovely young actress Valerie St Clair, engaged to marry Prince Paul of Maurania, is the only witness to the murder of Henry Reedburn, a shady and overbearing producer. Prince Paul appeals to Poirot to save Valerie from police suspicion, and the great detective finds he has a conundrum to ponder on, ‘When is a murder not a murder?’

guest cast
Niamh Cusack as Valerie Saintclair
David Swift as Henry Reedburn
Jonathan Coy as Bunny Saunders
Jack Klaff as Prince Paul of Maurania
Rosie Timpson as Miss Deloy
Gawn Grainger as Ralph Walton
Avril Elgar as Mrs. Oglander
Abigail Cruttenden as Geraldine Oglander
Sean Pertwee as Ronnie Oglander

Original Airdate: 12 Mar 1989 on ITV
Series: Agatha Christie’s Poirot Season 1 Episode 9