David Suchet does his last turn as the meticulous little Belgium detective, Hercule Poirot, which is streaming on Acorn.TV. Photo courtesy ITV Studios


by Luaine Lee

McClatchy/Tribune News Service

No one can conjure horrific crimes better than the Brits.  Their detectives are always on the job whether they’re dressed in top hats, bowlers or baseball caps.  A case in point is Agatha Christie’s ubiquitous little Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot.  Acorn TV, the anglophile’s streaming site, is offering “Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case” in its North American premiere.  This winds up 25 years of David Suchet’s spot-on performance as the meticulous, little detective.  Acorn TV boasts all 70 episodes on its site which can be accessed at www.Acorn.TV, via the App store and on its Roku channel. The service will set you back $5 a month.

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