This whodunit series based on Dame Agatha Christies crime novels and short stories, was named after its star sleuth, Hercule Poirot (David Suchet), a famous former Belgian Policeman, who settled for good in London after the war, soon so famous as an infallible private detective that he becomes a society figure in his own right. In each episode, Poirot gets to solve a crime mystery, mostly murder(s), for a paying client or otherwise catching his attention, generally along with his faithful English sidekick Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser) and/or his Scotland yard "friendly rival" Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson).
In this long-running British television series, David Suchet starred as Dame Agatha Christies enigmatic, eccentric, and extremely intelligent detective Hercule Poirot. From England to the Mediterranean, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser), Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson), and Miss Lemon (Pauline Moran), Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions..
Chief Inspector Japp