Murder On The Orient Express


(4.8 stars; 42 reviews)

Murder on the Orient Express Michael Bakewell’s five-part dramatisation of Agatha Christie’s 1934 murder mystery, with an all-star cast 1: A passenger is destined not to complete the journey.   Cast in order of appearance:   Miss Debenham: Francesca Annis Taurus Express Guard: Vic Tablian Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt The Hotel Clerk: Kevork Malikyan Monsieur Bouc: Andre Maranne Mr Ratchett: Joss Ackland MacQueen: James Telfer Pierre Michel: Frank Windsor Mrs Hubbard: Sylvia Syms Miss Ohlsson: Kate Binchy Foscarelli: Frank Coda Hardman: John Church Masterman: Desmond Llewelyn Princess Dragomiroff: Sian Phillips Colonel Arbuthnot: Stephen Hodson Count Andrenyi: David Thorpe Countess Andrenyi: Siriol Jenkins Dr Constantine: Peter Polycarpou Fraulein Schmidt: Linda Polan 2: The Orient Express is trapped in a snowdrift and in a compartment a man lies murdered.   Fortunately Hercule Poirot is aboard the train.   Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt Monsieur Bouc: Andre Maranne MacQueen: James Telfer Dr Constantine: Peter Polycarpou Pierre Michel: Frank Windsor Masterman: Desmond Llewelyn MrsHubbard: Sylvia Syms 3: Hercule Poirot is convinced that the murderer is still on the train. Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt Monsieur Bouc: Andre Maranne Miss Ohlsson: Kate Binchy Pierre Michel: Frank Windsor Princess Dragomiroff: Sian Phillips Count Andrenyi: David Thorpe Countess Andrenyi: Siriol Jenkins Colonel Arbuthnot: Stephen Hodson Hardman: John Church 4: Someone is lying to Poirot.   Hercule Poirot: John Moffatt Monsieur Bouc: Andre Maranne Dr Constantim: Peter Polycarpou Foscarelli: Frank Coda Miss Debenham: Francesca Annis Fraulein Schmidt: Linda Polan Mrs Hubbard: Sylvia Syms Count: Andrenyi Davidthorpe Countess Andrenyi: Siriol Jenkins Miss Ohlsson: Kate Binchy 5: Time is not on Poirot's side. Monsieur Bouc: Andre Maranne Hercuk Point: John Moffatt Countess Andrenyi: Siriol Jenkins Count Andrenyi: David Thorpe Dr Constantine: Peter Polycarpou Princess Dragomiroff: Sian Phillips Colonel Arbuthnot: Stephen Hodson Miss Debenham: Francesca Annis Foscarelli: Frank Coda Miss Ohlsson: Kate Binchy Masterman: Desmond Llewelyn Pierre Michel: Frank Windsor Hardman: John Church Mrs Hubbard: Sylvia Syms Fraulein Schmidt: Llnda Polan MacQueen: James Telfer Pianist: Michael Haslam Director Enyd Williams Five Episodes First broadcast:  From Mon 28th Dec 1992 11:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

Chapters

Episode 1 29:12
Episode 2 29:19
Episode 3 29:07
Episode 4 29:13
Episode 5 29:28

Reviews

Wonderful story.. Worth listening


(5 stars)

Beautiful story with top notch voice orchestration. All the actors did justice to their role. Its definitely work of art. You won't regret listening to it.

Great Production


(5 stars)

I really enjoyed this audio treasure! It was nice to hear the mood of the story through the inflection of the performers. Well done!


(5 stars)

Superb cast and great job on the atmosphere of the work being portrayed so I highly recommend it