Watching Agatha Christie
Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie was filmed as part of the ITV feature length episodes and is Season 9 episode 1 starring David Suchet.
David Suchet starres as Hercule Poirot alongside Aidan Gillen as Ameas Crayle, Toby Stephens as Philip Blake and Sophie Winkleman as Angela Warren. Rachel Stirling is the daughter of Diana Rigg who plays Arlena Marshal in the Peter Ustinov film ‘Evil Under the Sun’.
Five Little Pigs Character List
|Ameas Crale||Painter and victim. Husband of Caroline and father to Carla|
|Caleb Johnathan||Solicitors for the Crale family|
|Carla Lemarchant||Daughter of Caroline Crale|
|Caroline Crale||Wife of Ameas, accused of his murder, mother of Carla|
|Cecelia Williams||Governess to the Crales|
|Edmunds||Clerk at the Mayhew solicitor’s firm|
|Elsa Greer – Lady Dittisham||Girlfriend of Ameas Crale|
|George Mayhew||Son of Caroline Crale’s solicitor|
|John Rattery||Carla Lemarchant’s fiance|
|Meredith Blake||Herbalist, brother of Philip|
|Phillip Blake||Stockbroker, brother of Meredith|
|Quentin Fogg||Member of the prosecution team at Caroline Crale’s trial|
|Sir Montague Depleach||Counsel for the Defence at Caroline Crale’s trial|
|Superintendent Hale||Investigating officer at the original case|
Ameas Crale and, as she was hanged for a crime she did not commit, Caroline Crale.
Elsa Greer (now Lady Dittisham)
Elsa overhears that far from leaving his wife for her, Ameas intends to end his affair with Elsa so she kills him in revenge.
Ameas is poisoned with coniine which was put in his beer.