Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Plymouth Express
November 24, 2021 4:58 PM - Season 3, Episode 4 - Subscribe

A mining entrepreneur hires Poirot to solve the brutal murder of his daughter and the theft of her jewels aboard the express train to Plymouth.
posted by Carillon (2 comments total)
 
Very similar to the mystery of the blue train! It's brutal though and really quite sad.
posted by Carillon at 5:10 PM on November 24


Apparently it was a short story that she rewrote later as a novel. Of course you have to wonder why the murderer kept the blue coat and if he had a closet full of coats duplicated and…

As to the locations, the Adelphi, the hotel where the Count requests a suite, is an office building but before that it was 18th c terraced housing, demolished in 1936 when the current building was built. Not sure what year this episode was taking place.

DuCane Court where father and daughter lived is a massive apartment block also built around that time. The gorgeous wood paneled interior was probably a set.
posted by TWinbrook8 at 11:02 AM on November 26


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