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Hercule poirot's christmas

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stainesmassif Wed 29-Dec-10 07:58:35

Has anyone else listened to THE worst collection of foreign accents in the history of the BBC? Peter saliss sounds just like clegg. I can't hear any difference in his voice there is a Spanish character who sounds vaguely French and a south African who could've been from anywhere.

GrendelsMum Fri 31-Dec-10 15:09:00

Just signing in to agree! I like the way that the Spanish character only sounds Spanish half the time - or is that a clue? Is she actually South African? Is he actually Nick Clegg? Frankly, I can't be bothered to listen long enough to find out.

stainesmassif Sat 01-Jan-11 05:19:00

Lol! I meant clegg from last of the summer wine, but he could equally sound more like nick clegg than a famous Belgian detective.

I gave up too, but running out of stuff to listen to during night feeds.

AnyoneforTurps Sat 01-Jan-11 18:22:35

Agree Peter Saliss' accent was absolutely rubbish. John Moffat was much better as HP.

bullet234 Sat 01-Jan-11 18:24:50

David Suchet is the best TV adaption of Poirot. Not sure about radio ones.

GrendelsMum Sat 01-Jan-11 20:45:07

I was a bit bemused as to why you thought he sounded like Nick Clegg, but since the character didn't sound like anything at all, I thought 'why not the Deputy PM?...'

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