Poirot: The Big Four will premiere on ITV on Wednesday October 23rd at 8pm, it has been announced.
One of the final five adaptations being produced for ITV, Poirot: The Big Four was adapted by Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard and directed by Peter Lydon. In the movie Poirot (David Suchet) finds himself plunged into a world of global espionage where he uncovers a tale of murder, secrets, lies and love, set against the backdrop of the impending World War II. As a deadly game of chess unfolds, Russian grandmaster, Dr Ivan Savaranoff (Michael Culkin) meets a shocking end, sending the public spiralling into panic, as suspicion is cast upon Peace Party stalwarts Abe Ryland (James Carroll Jordan) and Madame Olivier (Patricia Hodge). In one of his toughest challenges yet, Poirot must work out who the good guys are from the bad, as a complex plot sees a host of international figures used like pawns by a gang of dangerous dissidents tagged “The Big Four”. The Big Four also stars Philip Jackson, Tom Brooke, Sarah Parish, Nicholas Burn, Teres Banham and Simon Lowe.
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