Poirot's little grey cells

Episode 23,  Feb 19, 2021, 07:00 AM

Why has Hercule Poirot's appeal been so enduring and what does his character owe to Agatha Christie's interests in psychoanalysis and Christian morality? In this episode of Black's History Week, Professor Jeremy Black talks to The Critic's political editor, Graham Stewart, about Belgium's greatest fictional detective.

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Image: David Suchet as Hercule Poirot (Photoshot/Getty Images)

Music: Radetzky March by Human Symphony Orchestra (premiumbeat.com)

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