Agatha Christie's Poirot

The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb

Series 5 - Episode 1 The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb



An archaeologist dies of a heart attack shortly after smashing the seal of an ancient Egyptian tomb, raising the spectre of the mummy's curse. The grieving widow summons the Belgian sleuth to unravel the mystery, but he can only smoke out the real villain by risking his own life. David Suchet stars, with Anna Cropper and Bill Bailey.

Cast & Crew

Hercule Poirot David Suchet
Sir John Willard Peter Reeves
Capt Arthur Hastings Hugh Fraser
Miss Felicity Lemon Pauline Moran
Lady Willard Anna Cropper
Felix Bleibner Bill Bailey
Hassan Mozaffar Shafeie
Dr Ames Rolf Saxon
Sir Guy Willard Grant Thatcher
Nigel Harper Simon Cowell-Parker
Henry Schneider Olivier Pierre
Rupert Bleibner Paul Birchard
Dr Foswell John Strickland
Waiter Robert Wisdom
Director Peter Barber-Fleming
Writer Clive Exton
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