Agatha Christie Five Little Pigs

(4.5 stars; 149 reviews)

Saturday-Night Theatre: Five Little Pigs Sat 18th Jun 1994, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Agatha Christie. Sixteen years after her mother was convicted of murdering her father, the young Carla Lemarchant seeks the help of Hercule Poirot. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.   Director Enyd Williams   Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt Meredith Blake: Graham Crowden Philip Blake: Derek Waring Miss Williams: Carmel McSharry Elsa Greer: Suzy Aitchison Angela: Charlotte Attenborough Caroline Crale: Jemma Churchill Amyas Crale: John Hartley Carla Lemarchant: Clare Heyhoe Sir Montague Depleach: John Woodnutt Caleb Jonathan: David Kossoff Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, yet there were five other suspects: Philip Blake (the stockbroker) who went to market; Meredith Blake (the amateur herbalist) who stayed at home; Elsa Greer (the three-time divorcee) who had roast beef; Cecilia Williams (the devoted governess) who had none; and Angela Warren (the disfigured sister) who cried ‘wee wee wee’ all the way home. It is sixteen years later, but Hercule Poirot just can’t get that nursery rhyme out of his mind.

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.


Five Little Pigs 1:28:47


A very good mystery

(5 stars)

the fact that the events are set in the past makes the story even more amazing . very well read. you can actually feel yourself amidst the events that take place. look forward for more. thank you

The Title is quite appropriate.

(5 stars)

The Text is very well written and delivered. This is a shocking story, with the best possible ending. Thank you very much.

Sound quality is very low

(3 stars)

Hercule Poirot stays true to himself, unfortunately the sound quality ruins the listening pleasure

(3 stars)

Sound quality is not the best. Well acted.


(5 stars)

well presented classic. thank you.