Agatha Christie's Marple

Season 5 Episode 1

The Pale Horse

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 30, 2010 on ITV



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    • Murders
      Lady Minerva Hesketh-Dubois - Poisoned with thallium
      Thomasina Tuckerton - Poisoned with thallium
      Mrs Davis - Poisoned with thallium
      Father Patrick Gorman - Bludgeoned
      Captain Rupert Cottam - Poisoned with a lethal overdose of Spanish fly aphrodisiac

    • This episode is based on Agatha Christie's 1961 novel of the same name, which orginally featured novelist Ariadne Oliver, a recurring character in the Poirot novels. The novel had a gothic horror tone, its name taken from a passage in the Book of Revelation.

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