Characters

Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot

One of the most famous fictional characters of all time, the inimitable Belgian private detective is synonymous with waxed moustaches, perfectionism and little grey cells. Poirot would be the first to call himself a great man - he has never been known for his modesty - but with such success in his career, it is difficult to argue with him.

Miss Marple

Miss Marple

Miss Jane Marple doesn’t look like your average detective. Quite frankly, she doesn’t look like a detective at all. But looks can be deceiving... For a woman who has spent her life in the small village of St Mary Mead, Miss Marple is surprisingly worldly. But as she often points out, she has had every opportunity to observe human nature.

Tommy & Tuppence

Tommy & Tuppence

International spies, two world wars, murders, thefts and not to mention marriage, Tommy and Tuppence seek out excitement wherever it may lie. Tuppence leads the way with her charismatic nature, while Tommy’s slow, considered manner provides the perfect foil. Together they form the 'Young Adventurers Ltd' and the adventures begin.

Ariadne Oliver

Ariadne Oliver

"One of the foremost writers of detective and other sensational stories," Ariadne Oliver accompanies Poirot on some of his most famous cases, offering solutions based on her astute female intuition.

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Harley Quin

Harley Quin

The mysterious Mr Quin is a friend of lovers and is associated with death. He assists Mr Satterthwaite with various mysteries, gently guiding him towards a solution with an almost supernatural instinct.

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Parker Pyne

Parker Pyne

A man of detection, but not a detective, Parker Pyne spends his time investigating matters of unhappiness. Assisting the lovelorn, Parker Pyne considers himself “a heart specialist.”

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