Poirot actor David Suchet believes the iconic moustache is a “vital” part of getting into character for the TV series.
Only four episodes remain in the series, which has been running for a quarter of a century, and Suchet says the famous thin pencil moustache is one of the defining features of stepping into the role.
“It’s absolutely vital! It’s a real catalyst to me becoming the character now,” Suchet tells Radio Times. “
“As soon as the moustache goes on, I speak as him. It changes the flexibility of my top lip and it’s like a catalyst that, immediately, gets me into the little man. And the voice is so important to the human being. I don’t know whether you know this, but there is no such thing as two people with exactly the same voice.” Continue reading »