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Mrs Godber was a non-canonical character who was created for the film adaptation of The Veiled Lady in Series 2 of ITV's Agatha Christie's Poirot. She was the housekeeper of Mr Lavington at his house, "Buona Vista" in Wimbledon. She was suspicious of Poirot when he turned up to install burglar-proof locks. She tricked Poirot by saying that she did not live in but went home to Streatham for the night. When Poirot and Hastings broke into the house at night, she heard them and went out to summon a policeman which resulted in Poirot getting arrested.

This character does not occur in the original story. There is a housekeeper there but she is not named. The original housekeeper was not suspicious. Instead she welcomed the installation of the new locks because they had already had two break ins. Poirot never got arrested in the original story.

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