Wednesday, April 24

Tag: Geoffrey Wansell

David Suchet Poirot and More, A Retrospective – Festival Theatre
Scotland

David Suchet Poirot and More, A Retrospective – Festival Theatre

At one point in this show David Suchet tells the audience the moment he knew he had to be an actor. He describes seeing the stage be prepared from the audience and having the epiphany that this was storytelling, that this was magic. If there was ever any doubt that David Suchet was a born storyteller, and there wasn't, then this show proves it wrong. He has that magic. Suchet has spent 25 years (or at least part of every one of them) playing Agatha Christie’s Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. His interpretation is widely judged to be the definitive version of the character, not only in its characterisation but also its scope, as the series covered all (or almost all, if we're being pedantic) of the Poirot novels and short stories and is said to always be on TV somewhere in the world ev...