This essay will explore the export of Britishness via the heritage TV industry, using the long-running ITV series Poirot as a case study. It explores also how the producers have adapted Agatha's Christie's fiction and considers the ideological reasons for the series' popularity among British and American audiences.
- The Arts, English and Drama
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CitationBREWER, M.F., 2015. Exporting Englishness: ITV's Poirot. IN: McElroy, R. (ed.), Contemporary British Television Crime Drama: Cops on the Box. New York; London: Routledge, pp.169-183
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NotesThis is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Contemporary British Television Crime Drama: Cops on the Box on 25th Oct 2016, https://www.routledge.com/9781472454935 The paper was also presented at "Cops on the Box: Crime Drama on UK Screens" a one day conference, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, March 15th. This chapter has not been copy edited and may contain errors, as well as editorial comments.