Published in 1937, Death on the Nile tells the story of Poirot’s cruise down the Nile and the murder of wealthy heiress Linnet Ridgeway. An adaptation of the novel was made for Agatha Christie's Poirot in 2001, starring David Suchet as Hercule Poirot. Her masterpiece And Then There Were None (and Evil Under the Sun) were partially inspired by Burgh Island. The hotel at Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea, where this episode was filmed, is the one where Agatha Christie wrote the book "Evil Under the Sun". With David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran. "Poirot" Evil Under the Sun (TV Episode 2001) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The Island was used as a film location for Evil Under the Sun and an episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot but not for And Then There Were None. Featured in “Evil Under the Sun” Burgh Island is a tidal island on the coast of South Devon in England near the small seaside village of Bigbury-on-Sea. … The Burgh Island Hotel, reached at high tide by a distinctive "sea tractor", was the setting for Evil Under the Sun. The Burgh Island sea tractor appears in the 1994 episode of the TV series Lovejoy "Somewhere: Over the … Directed by Brian Farnham. There are several buildings on the island, the largest being the Art Deco Burgh Island Hotel. Egypt: Death on the Nile. Poirot's rehabilitative health retreat on an island resort becomes an even more stimulating mental exercise when a flirtatious film star is found strangled on a nearby beach. Filming for this episode mainly took place at the Burgh Island Hotel, Devon, a location which was inspiration for the original novel and And Then There Were None. Much of the plot remained the same as the novel, though the adaptation made a few changes: The characters of Carrie and Odell … The Burgh Island sea tractor also appears as the method of transport between the mainland and the island in "Evil Under the Sun" (2001) episode of ITV's Agatha Christie's Poirot TV series. The second Burgh Island sea tractor features in the 1965 Dave Clark Five film Catch Us If You Can (1965). Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, UK.