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Agatha Christie's Poirot: The King of Clubs

Did the English actress Valerie St Clair murder Henry Reedburn, a shady film producer? Her boyfriend Prince Paul of Maurania hires Poirot to save her from the rope, but Poirot is dismayed to find that Valerie is not telling the truth.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x9
Production Number: 109
Airdate: Sunday March 05th, 1989

Director: Renny Rye
Story: Agatha Christie
Screenplay: Michael Baker (1)

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Guest Stars
Sean Pertwee
As Ronnie Oglander
Niamh Cusack
As Valerie Saintclair
David Swift (1)
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
Marc Culwick
As Young Man
Vass Anderson
As Frampton
Avril Elgar
As Mrs Oglander (as Avril Elga)
Abigail Cruttenden
As Geraldine Oglander
Jeffrey Harmer
As Assistant Director
Stuart St. Paul
As Stuntman
Main Cast
David Suchet
As Hercule Poirot
Hugh Fraser (2)
As Captain Hastings
Philip Jackson
As Chief Inspector Japp
Episode Notes
Based on Agatha Christie's short story The Adventure of the King of Clubs (1923).

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerNick Elliott
ProducerBrian Eastman
Production DesignerMike Oxley
First Assistant DirectorEdward Brett
MusicChristopher Gunning
Costume DesignerLinda Mattock
Camera OperatorMike Maskell  |  Jamie Harcourt
Director of PhotographyPeter Jessop
Art DirectorJohn Demetri
Production ManagerKevin Holden
Dubbing MixerRupert Scrivener
Film EditorRoger Wilson
ContinuitySam Donovan
Casting DirectorRebecca Howard
Dialogue EditorBrigitte Arnold
Make-up SupervisorHilary Martin (2)
Script ConsultantClive Exton
Executive ProducerLinda Agran
Dubbing EditorColin Chapman
Warning: Agatha Christie's Poirot season 1 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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