'Poirot: Series 7 & 8' Blu-ray Dated

Posted Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 11:59 AM PDT by

Four more Agatha Christie mystery adventures will be sleuthing their way to Blu-ray in September.

In an early announcement to retailers, Acorn Media is preparing 'Poirot: Series 7 & 8' for Blu-ray on September 3.

Agatha Christie's beloved Belgian detective returns in these four feature-length mysteries from the hit series. Set amid the unparalleled elegance of the Art Deco era, these beautifully remastered adaptations star David Suchet as the peerless Hercule Poirot. With a little help from his friends, Captain Hastings (Hugh Fraser, 'Sharpe'), Chief Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson, 'Little Voice'), and Miss Lemon (Pauline Moran), Poirot unravels the most tangled cases with flair and finesse.

Episodes include:

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd—Poirot's much-needed retreat to the countryside is interrupted by the murder of a prosperous industrialist.

Lord Edgeware Dies—Following the death of a loathsome aristocrat, Poirot is stymied by his suspects' ironclad alibis.

Evil Under the Sun—A sojourn in Devon turns into an investigation for Poirot after the body of a beautiful young woman is found on the beach.

Murder in Mesopotamia—The detective travels to Iraq and finds himself embroiled in a web of rivalries, jealousy, and murder at an archaeological dig.

Supplements have not been revealed yet, but the 2-Disc Blu-ray set will featurte 1080p video and a DTS-HD MA 2.0 soundtrack.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $49.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Poirot: Series 7 & 8' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under September 3.

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Poirot: Series 7 & 8 (Blu-ray)
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