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Poirot's secretary, Miss Felicity Lemon, has few human weaknesses. The only mistakes she makes within the series are a typing error during the events of Hickory Dickory Dock and the mistake in mailing an electricity bill, although she was worried about strange events surrounding her sister at the time. Poirot described her as being "'Unbelievably ugly and incredibly efficient. Anything that she mentioned as worth consideration usually was worth consideration'."


She grew up in Croydon Heath. (The Mystery of the Spanish Chest) Miss Lemon has a sister, Mrs Hubbard, who is a warden at a student hostel on Hickory Road. (Hickory Dickory Dock)

She is an expert on nearly everything and plans to create the perfect filing system. She also worked for the government agent-turned-philanthropist, Parker Pyne. Whether this was during one of Poirot’s numerous retirements or before she entered his employment is unknown.


By the time of the death of Amelia Barrowby, Miss Lemon in forty-eight years old. (How Does Your Garden Grow?)


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In The Agatha Christie Hour, she was portrayed by British actress Angela Easterling.

Agatha Christie's Poirot[]

She was famously portrayed by Pauline Moran in Agatha Christie's Poirot. There is a marked difference from the text in Moran's portrayal, where she is shown to be an attractive, fashionable and emotional woman showing an occasional soft spot for Poirot. In Agatha Christie's Poirot, Miss Lemon was also shown several times intend to dabble in the occult arts such as divination with the I Ching, read tarot cards, practice hypnotism and use a planchette to communicate with the spirit world.