Gareth Huw Davies

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Poirot turns 100: how the Belgian ‘tec met his match in the desert

In October 1920 Agatha Christie introduced Hercule Poirot in her novel, “The Mysterious Affair at Styles”.  And the great detective lives on, in Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Death on the Nile, which follows the actor/director’s  Murder on the Orient Express. The film is expected to open late in 2020. 1994 I interviewed David Suchet on set during the filming of… Continue reading

Environment Blog

Signs for outstanding places

25 years ago this month (September 1995) signs began to spring up on roads leading into some of the most attractive landscape in England and Wales. In addition to already well-known beauty spots, such as the Chilterns, the Surrey Hills and the Cotswolds, the sites included less nationally-famous places, such as the Clwydian Range, Nidderdale… Continue reading