Poirot (David Suchet) is facing Christmas alone until the wealthy Simeon Lee employs him to spend the yuletide period at his home. Lee is a bitter man who believes that his family are attempting to get rid of him, and when he is found murdered it begins to look as though he was right. Poirot contacts his old associate Inspector Japp (Philip Jackson) - inadvertently rescuing him from Christmas with his dreaded in-laws - and the two set out to solve the crime. 107 minutes on 1 DVD. SDH subtitles.