A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, January 8, 2017
1/8/1989 LIttle Gray Cells Come to TV.
January 8, 1989. This date saw the premiere on ITV of Agatha Christie's Poirot,
one of the most popular and long-running filmed versions of Dame
Agatha's fiction David Suchet starred as the wily Belgian detective and
by 2013 he had filmed essentially everything Christie had written about
him. The series was nominated for countless awards and won several,
including an Edgar for best TV episode..