Masterpiece Mystery Poirot: The Big Four

Masterpiece Mystery Poirot: The Big Four

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 9:00pm - 10:30pm

Credit: PBS

The Big Four plunges Poirot into a world of global espionage, set against the backdrop of the impending WWII.

The public is in a panic after the shocking death of a Russian chess grandmaster at the climax of a high-profile international Peace Party reception. With the help of old friends Captain Hastings, Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon, Poirot must make a dramatic move that only a chess champion could love, while navigating international figures and intrigues in order to identify the culprit.

Adapted by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), The Big Four, airing Sunday, July 27 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV, reunites David Suchet with Hugh Fraser as sidekick Captain Hastings, Philip Jackson as Inspector Japp, and Pauline Moran as secretary Miss Lemon.