David Suchet took the top position in a poll by website British Period Dramas.
Soap star Stephen Hancock, who appeared in serials Emergency Ward 10, Crossroads and Coronation Street has died aged 89.
Actor David Suchet has spoken about playing detective Hercule Poirot in the popular ITV drama for the final time.
More than five million votes are expected to be cast during this years National Television Awards voting and those taking part now have a new category to ponder over.
Famous Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot is set to return in print as a new novel will be published next year.
Whilst Poirot – as always played for ITV by the great David Suchet – is pre-occupied with investigating the strange and gruesome murder of an elderly psychiatrist, his old friend, the crime writer Ariadne Oliver – Zoë Wanamaker – has a case of her own to solve.
Newcomer Sophie Holt is the latest casting announced for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary drama An Adventure In Space And Time.
Scottish character actress Elspet Gray has died at the age of 83, it has been reported.
ITV have announced that Hugh Fraser, Phillip Jackson and Pauline Moran will return to Poirot in the network’s adaptation of The Big Four.
Lesley Manville has been cast in the Doctor Who anniversary drama An Adventure In Space and Time.