Murder in Mesopotamia (Dramatised) : Hercule Poirot (Radio, TV)

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by John Moffatt
  • Series: Hercule Poirot (Radio, TV)
  • 2 hrs and 17 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Crime sleuth Hercule Poirot returns in a thrilling BBC Radio 4 dramatisation.
Amy Leatheran has never felt the lure of the mysterious East, but when she travels to an ancient site deep in the Iraqi desert to nurse the wife of a celebrated archaeologist; events prove stranger than she could ever have imagined. Her patient’s bizzarre visions and nervous terror seem unfounded, but as the oppressive tension in the air thickens, events come to a terrible climax - in murder...

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excellent dramatisation

The characters are all true to the book, the story is well paced and the addition of various background noises and occasional musical interludes add to the overall setting.



John Moffat once again brings the character of Poirot to life in a believable and entertaining way.



The story itself is an interesting mix of archaeology, inter-personal relationships and murder.
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- Dawn

A Musty Murder

Not the best but not bad. Too many characters in my opinion. Plot was clever but a little far fetched..didnt feel the murderer had a real motive. Sound effects were distracting when characters were speaking. Performance fantastic as always.
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- marcellaferguson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-09-2010
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited