The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Recovering from the horrors of World War I, British Army officer Arthur Hastings hopes to find peace and quiet at a country manor in the English countryside. But when the matriarch dies during the night from strychnine poisoning, Hastings enlists the help of an old friend staying nearby with other war refugees to help solve the murder: former Belgian police detective Hercule Poirot.
Episode Cast: David Suchet (Hercule Poirot), Hugh Fraser (Captain Hastings), Philip Jackson (Chief Inspector Japp), Pauline Moran (Miss Lemon), David Rintoul, Penelope Beaumont, Joanna McCallum, Michael Cronin, Beatie Edney, Anthony Calf, Michael Roberts, Tim Munro, Gillian Barge, Lala Lloyd, Allie Byrne, Michael Godfrey, Morris Perry, David Savile, Tim Preece, Merelina Kendall, Brian Coleman, Eric Stovell, Donald Pelmear, Caroline Swift, Ken Robertson, Gordon Dulieu, Jeffrey Robert, Robert Vowles, David Michaels
Writer: Clive Exton / Director: Ross Devenish
Airdate: on ITV
Series: Agatha Christie’s Poirot Season 2 Episode 10
Show Info: Crime drama series. Cases of Agatha Christie’s unbeatable Belgian detective Hercule Poirot during the 1930’s.