It is Freddie's birthday and the effects of Tom's death are still being felt around the newsroom. Two huge news stories are breaking but Freddie has disappeared.
Freddie gets an opportunity to quiz Adam Le Ray on his relationship with Ruth. Meanwhile at the office suspicion about Tom Kish is mounting and Isaac is on the case.
The prosecution case against Dunn starts to fall apart, but a witness called by the defence sets detectives on a hunt for an item that may have been used in the attack.
A five-year-old girl goes missing and the police are called in to search. When her body is found inside a sewage pipe, it becomes a murder investigation, which is headed by Detective Superintendent Walker. They follow a few leads and eventually arrest a suspect, who is then sent to trial.moreless
Poirot and Hastings are on holiday in Deauville and receive a visit from Paul Renauld, who believes he's being cheated by Chileans. Renauld is kidnapped and his body is later found buried in a new golf bunker. French detective Giraud unwisely challenges Poirot to catch the killer before he can. Meanwhile, Hastings is diverted by love - he has fallen heavily for an actress called Dulcie Duveen. Dulcie has a twin sister called Bella. And one of them appears to be mixed up in the killing of Renault.moreless