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Richard Hope as Superintendent Spence

Superintendent Albert “Bert” Spence is a police officer, working with Hercule Poirot. He has a sister called Elspeth McKay who lives in Woodleigh Common. Spence moves there to live with her after his retirement. In Mrs McGinty's Dead, he mentions he should have retired eighteen months before the events of the novel, but he was asked not to.



In the television series Agatha Christie's Poirot, the character is given the name Harold Spence and is portrayed by Richard Hope.