BREWER, 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
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.
This 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.