skip to content

Moffatt, John 1922-2012

Overview
Works: 183 works in 418 publications in 1 language and 6,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Audio adaptations  Poetry  Radio plays  Detective and mystery stories, English  History 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about John Moffatt
Publications by John Moffatt
Publications by John Moffatt, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Moffatt
  • Papers by John Reynell( Archival Material )
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by John Moffatt
Hallowe'en party by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
No one believes a little girl when she insists that she has witnessed a murder until she herself turns up drowned, and Hercule Poirot sets out to catch the killer
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
When Miss Katherine Grey unexpectedly inherits a small fortune, she books the famous Blue Train for a trip to the French Riviera. Her new milieu includes millionaire Ruth Kettering, Ruth's estranged husband, a French mistress, and an inquisitive foreign man with an egg-shaped head and waxed moustache. But Nice is not so nice, for on arrival the gendarmerie asks Miss Grey to ID the strangled body of one of the pampered passengers--and for the great Hercule Poirot's help in solving the crime
Elephants can remember by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
Celia asks mystery writer Ariadne Oliver to find out how her parents really died. To do this she must track down the people who remember them, but it will take Ariadne's friend Hercule Poirot to find clues in their memories before it is too late
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
John Moffatt stars as the famous Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of one of Christie's most popular novels. Linnet Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth and a devoted husband, she has everything anyone could wish for. But as the happy couple set out on an idyllic honeymoon cruise on the Nile, storm clouds are gathering
The adventure of the Christmas pudding &, the mystery of the Spanish chest by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot reluctantly enjoys a traditional English Christmas in order to recover a priceless ruby stolen from a young Indian Prince. The ruby turns up first in the Christmas pudding and then again in the hand of a young girl whose body if found lying in the snow
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
While traveling on the Orient Express, a luxury train that goes from Istanbul to Paris, detective Hercule Poirot is offered a large sum of money to protect Mr. Ratchett, a millionaire criminal. Poirot denies him and within hours Ratchett is found dead in his room. Now, with a train full of suspects, Poirot must identify the murderer before the train arrives in Paris
Dead man's folly by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
What fun! The village party features a Murder Hunt, hosted by mystery writer Ariadne Oliver. One need only follow the game's make-believe clues to be the first to find the body. Only this time, it isn't a game, and the clues lead to a genuine corpse. Ariadne needs the help of her old friend, Hercule Poirot. The brilliant Belgian cracks the case and finds the murderer
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Presents a selection of four stories from the "Canterbury Tales," written by Chaucer in the fourteenth century, in which a group of pilgrims share their tales while on their way to the shrine of St. Thomas at Canterbury
1000 years of laughter an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( file )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
This anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. It opens with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. Also included here are rarities from 18th, 19th, and 20th century novels and children's books
Cards on the table by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Five people in one room, four of them absorbed in a game of bridge, the fifth sitting quietly by the fire with a steel dagger in his heart. Hercule Poirot heads the investigation to find which of the four is the most likely killer
Black coffee [a stage play adapted by Charles Osborne] by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Black Coffee is an Agatha Christie play recrafted by Christie biographer Charles Osborne as a book meant to be read rather than seen on the stage. The story was first produced in 1930. Christie loyalists will welcome and applaud his dedication to the original. It's a classic "someone in this room is the murderer" tale. Scientist Sir Claud Amory invites Hercule Poirot to his estate to collect a formula for a new atomic explosive. Prior to Poirot's arrival, Sir Claud discovers the formula is missing from his safe
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--He survives it all with inimitable style
The Sittaford mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A blizzard has hit England. In the tiny village of Sittaford, on the fringes of Dartmoor, a party of six is gathered in Sittaford House, home of Captain Trevelyan. He has rented the house out for the winter and is staying in a nearby village. As evening draws in, a seance is proposed. But it reveals more than they had anticipated - TREVELYAN DEAD, spells out the board. Slowly the table begins to rock again, spelling out the word M-U-R-D-E-R. Is it true? And who would kill a man who doesn't have an enemy in the world
Great narrative poems of the romantic age by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
"Narrative poems in the English language, dating from ... the 19th century. All tell powerful stories of human passion and endeavour, often reflected in vivid evocations of the medieval world."--Container
BBC Radio presents Sad cypress by Michael Bakewell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The murder on the links a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
When Poirot arrives in France, following an urgent appeal for help, he finds he is too late. His client, a South American millionaire, has been stabbed to death and his body flung into a freshly dug open grave on the golf course adjoining the property. Meanwhile the millionaire's wife is found bound and gagged in her room. Poirot launches an investigation and the baffling mystery begins to unfold
Death in the clouds by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
When an airplane steward finds a dead woman shortly after takeoff, Hercule Poirot, aboard the same flight, discovers a blowpipe for a poison dart pushed behind his seat. Instead of being stung by a wasp, the woman has been murdered, and Poirot becomes the suspect
Peril at End House by Agatha Christie( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring John Moffatt as the great Belgian detective. Hercule Poirot and his good friend Captain Hastings are enjoying a well-deserved break on the Cornish Riviera, in the idyllic village of St Loo. Wandering along the terrace of the Hotel Majestic on the first morning of their stay, Poirot literally falls at the feet of a pretty, dark-haired girl and, much to Hastings' delight, insists that she join them for a cocktail
Dumb witness by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
As Hercule Poirot sifts through his post one particular morning, he alights upon a letter from an elderly and (as it transpires) exceedingly rich spinster--Miss Emily Arundell. She is clearly in great distress and seeking his help, but doesn't say why. Her only specific mention is "the incident of the dog's ball." However, what intrigues Poirot is the date of the communication--it was written two months ago. He persuades Captain Hastings that they must visit the lady with all haste. On arrival, they discover that she has died, apparently of natural causes. But Bob, Miss Arundell's devoted wire-haired terrier, knows better. And so, soon, does Poirot
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Alice Ascher is murdered at Andover. Betty Barnard is strangled at Bexhill-on-Sea. Each time, an ABC railway guide is found by the dead bodies and, each time, Poirot is warned in advance by a letter from someone signed "ABC". But who is ABC? And can Poirot find out in time to prevent the death of C?
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Moffatt, Albert John, 1922-....
Moffatt, Albert John, 1922-2012
Languages
English (150)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.