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Agatha Christie's Poirot - 'Hallowe'en Party' (2010)


A drama by Mark Gatiss, based on the novel by Agatha Christie, and first broadcast in 2010.


Crimewriter Ariadne Oliver is invited to a children's Hallowe'en party with her new friend, Judith.  Amid the fancy dress and party games, one of the children, Joyce, makes a startling revelation.  She boasts of having witnessed a murder several years ago, when she was very young.  The other guests dismiss the girl's claim outright, but Ariadne seems unnerved by it.  Some time later, as the party draws to a close, Joyce is discovered drowned.  Horrified by the evening's events, Ariadne calls on her friend and private detective, Hercule Poirot, for help.


David Suchet ... Hercule Poirot

Zoë Wanamaker ... Ariadne Oliver

Judith Butler ... Amelia Bullmore

Mary Higgins ... Miranda Butler

Deborah Findlay ... Rowena Drake

Georgia King ... Frances Drake

Ian Hallard ... Edmund Drake

Sophie Thompson ... Mrs Reynolds

Richard Breislin ... Leopold Reynolds

Macy Nyman ... Joyce Reynolds

Julian Rhind-Tutt ... Michael Garfield

Timothy West ... Reverend Cottrell

Paola Dionisotti ... Mrs Goodbody

David Yelland ... George


Zoë makes her fourth appearance as Hercule Poirot's friend, Ariadne Oliver, in 'Halloween Party', following 'Cards on the Table' (2005), 'Mrs McGinty's Dead' (2008), and 'Third Girl' (2008).

Press coverage

'Poirot Beats Waterloo Road' - ATV Today


Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie

Related links

Agatha Christie's Poirot - 'Hallowe'en Party' press pack - ITV

Agatha Christie's Poirot - 'Hallowe'en Party' production photos - David Suchet Fansite

Agatha Christie's Poirot - 'Hallowe'en Party' plot summary - Frost Magazine

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