Agatha Christie's most beloved character....by fans anyway. Poirot's popularity began to irk AC because she wanted to work on other projects but fans wanted more Poirot. Incidentally, Lucy Maud Montgomery had the same problem with Anne Shirley.
David Suchet on being Agatha Christie's most endearing detective
David Suchet with Hugh Fraser, on the set of Curtain: Poirot's Last Case.
Pictured: The policeman who may have been the inspiration for Poirot
Hercule Poirot, Christie's fictional Belgian detective