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Moffatt, John 1922-2012

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Works: 192 works in 482 publications in 1 language and 6,241 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Detective and mystery plays  Radio adaptations  Poetry  Detective and mystery radio programs  Radio programs 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
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Hallowe'en party by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 526 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
Elephants can remember by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 518 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
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and held by 492 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
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 271 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
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Just after midnight, a snowstorm stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks in the middle of Yugoslavia. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for this time of year. But by morning there is one passenger less. A 'respectable American gentleman' lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Hercule Poirot is also aboard, having arrived in the nick of time to claim a second-class compartment, and the most astounding case of his illustrious career
Dead man's folly by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Ariadne Oliver, Queen of Crime Fiction, has been asked to devise a "Murder Hunt" for a fête at Nasse House, the home of Sir George Stubbs. But she begins to suspect that someone is manipulating the scenario of her game and fears that something very sinister is being planned.She sends for her old friend Hercule Poirot. At first he is not inclined to take her very seriously but soon a series of events propels him to change his mind
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 158 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
Cards on the table by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Door aan de hand van hun bridgespel de karaktereigenschappen van de spelers te bestuderen weet Poirot een raadselachtige moord op te lossen
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Though writing in the 13th century, Chaucer's wit and observation comes down undiminished through the ages, especially in this accessible modern verse translation.The stories vary considerably from the uproarious Wife of Bath's Tale, promoting the power of women to the sober account of patient Griselda in the Clerk's Tale
Great narrative poems of the romantic age by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 130 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 of CD issue
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 130 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?
The murder on the links a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 128 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
1000 years of laughter an anthology of classic comic prose by David Timson( file )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 126 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
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Amy Leatheran is hired by archaeologist Dr. Leidner to work as nurse and companion for his wife who is subject to fits of nervous terrors. During their travel to an ancient site in the Iraqi desert, Mrs. Leidner proves to be demanding, yet fascinating. She gradually warms to Amy and, taking her into her confidence, she reveals the source of her terror. Events come to a terrible climax that results in murder. Hercule Poirot must rely on a drop of blood as the only clue to his investigation
Black coffee [a stage play adapted by Charles Osborne] by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 121 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
The Sittaford mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A seance, started as a lark, turns deadly serious when the rocking table reveals that Captain Trevelyan is dead
David Copperfield by Boz( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 109 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
BBC Radio presents Sad cypress by Michael Bakewell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot investigates when Aunt Laura turns up dead and a beautiful young woman also dies
Dumb witness by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 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 murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
When authorities rule the death of wealthy widow Mrs. Ferrars as a suicide, suspicions arise that she may have been responsible for the death of her husband. However, when her lover Roger Ackroyd is soon murdered, detective Hercule Poirot uncovers shocking and unexpected conclusions
 
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Alternative Names
John Moffatt acteur britannique
John Moffatt attore inglese
John Moffatt English actor and playwright
Moffatt, Albert John 1922-...
Moffatt, Albert John 1922-2012
Джон Моффатт
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