Another murder mystery adventure featuring Agatha Christie's Belgian supersleuth, Hercule Poirot (David Suchet). In this instalment, Poirot is invited to dinner by the mysterious Mr Shaitana (Alexander Siddig) to see his snuff box collection of individuals who have got away with murder. A suspicious Poirot, along with another seven guests, attends the dinner party during which Mr Shaitana ends up being murdered. Poirot quickly sets about questioning the suspects, uncovering a whole host of secrets about each guest in his bid to uncover the killer. As the drama unfolds, Poirot receives a confession from one of the guests. The facts, however, do not seem to add up and a twist of events dictates that the killer is still on the loose.