David has begun filming a new 10-part series of Agatha Christie's Poirot
"All I've done," he says, "is mirror what I've found in the novels and short stories. The fact that it's been described as definitive is a bonus"
David and his actress wife Sheila Ferris have recently bought a rambling 17th century home in London’s Harrow. ”We bought it for the huge hall and the garden - we didn’t need to see the rest!” They celebrate their 13th wedding anniversary this month
Sheila Ferris and David Suchet
Among David’s recent TV and film successes was Bigfoot and The Henderson’s
He and Sheila have two children, Katherine, six, and Robert, eight. “Because of the children, she’s temporarily given up acting, but I think the times is coming when she’d like to go back”
“People who’ve been to this house have said it’s almost like an Agatha Christie set,” David says of his beautiful new home. “But it wouldn’t be Poirot’s taste, I know that. This would be too rambling for him. Not enough straight lines. So when I [...]come home I can leave him behind.”Read more...
Success has not come to David overnight. He has been an actor for 20 years, and during 10 years with the Royal Shakespeare Company played opposite Ben Kingsley in Othello