Production info

The Theft of the Royal Ruby
UK, 1991  TV  

TV-series Agatha Christie's Poirot

  

A fabulously valuable ancient Egyptian ruby gets stolen. Colonel Lacey, a well-known Egyptologist, was one of the few people who knew the ruby was in England. Poirot, who happens to be his guest, starts an investigation. He learns that the colonel is having financial difficulties and also that one of the house guests, Desmond Lee-Wortley, may not be of the soundest character. Poirot sets a trap for the thief with the help of the children in the household.


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