Christmas Eve is a time of excitement and anticipation, preparing for a day of warmth and bonding with family and friends. It is not a time of year that is normally favoured by tyrannical millionaire, Simeon Lee, who shocks his previously estranged family when he invites them over to share the festive season at his home. An already awkward reunion of the family, few of whom are on good terms with one another, soon plunges into disaster when a blood curdling scream is heard from upstairs. As the family members rush to the scene, it becomes abundantly clear that Christmas just took a deadly turn for the worst…
In this BBC Drama adaptation of Agatha Christie’s festive murder mystery, it once again falls upon the revered Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot, to help solve a perplexing crime that incriminates several potential suspects, including immediate family members.
Starring Peter Sallis as Poirot, accompanied by an exemplary full cast of actors and actresses, ‘Hercule Poirot’s Christmas’ on CD and MP3 audiobook brings that extra chill to the festive season. Now you can bring your own family together to collectively consider the conflicting witness accounts and try to decipher the motive behind a shocking Christmas murder.