Being Poirot

Thank You Gifts

Hosted by award-winning actor Stanley Tucci An emotional 120-minute pledge event celebrating the popular Agatha Christie Poirot public television y series. After 25 years of playing one of television's greatest icons comes to an end, David Suchet attempts to unravel the mysterious appeal of the great detective Hercule Poirot. Along the way, he reveals what it has been like to play one of fiction's most enduring and enigmatic creations. In this entertaining and revealing documentary, Suchet allows the camera crew to follow him as he prepares for the emotional final days of filming on set. He has solved many mysteries and answered many questions - and now, as the story of Poirot reaches its conclusion - it is finally time to turn the spotlight onto the Belgian detective himself - a man who has remained an enigma for the best part of a century, a man who appeared so real that the New York Times felt it right to publish his obituary. Suchet returns to Agatha Christie's summer home in Devon, where he first met the author's family after taking on the role a quarter of a century ago, and travels to Belgium, where he attempts to find Poirot's roots and discover what the Belgians think of one of their most famous sons. This special will also tease plot twists and turns of the new and final series of Poirot films, including Curtain, the detective's final case. Added in to this journey - and woven throughout the narrative of Suchet's journey - our cameras are there as he comes to the end of another journey - his own twenty-five year portrayal of Hercule Poirot. The documentary will feature behind-the-scenes, on-set, footage as Poirot prepares to face the final curtain. Being Poirot is a fitting tribute to the end of an era in public television, and to a character millions have come to love yet know remarkably little about.
 

More...



Comments

Share your thoughts, questions, and comments on "Being Poirot" here.
 

Vermont PBS educates, informs, entertains and inspires Vermonters to be lifelong learners and engaged in their community.

Kids' Club

Watch our Vermont PBS Kids' 24/7 channel. Enjoy the benefits of joining our Kids' Club! Explore our many free videos, games, and resources for educators and parents!

Britcom Teas are Coming!

Join our Britcom Club today to support great British programming – and get your invite to this year’s Britcom Teas. Act soon!

Life, Animated - Screening & Discussion

Join us for a free screeing of this inspirational story of a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he discovered a unique way to communicate via classic Disney animated films. 

2017 Vermont PBS KIDS' Writers Contest!

Do you love to tell stories? If you’re in Kindergarten through 5th grade, you can write and illustrate a story for Vermont PBS.

Vermont Film Youth Contest Launches its 3rd Year and Opens the Contest to Middle Schoolers!

Calling all filmmakers ages 10-30 who live or go to school in Vermont! Win cash prizes and share your work on Vermont PBS and at film festivals statewide in the 2017 Freedom & Unity TV Vermont Youth Film Contest. Visit freedomandunitytv.org for details. Deadline is March 26, 2017.

Upcoming and featured!


People talk about Vermont PBS!

Vermontpbs.org proudly supported in part by...


Vermont PBS

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2017 Vermont PBS
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn